In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.