Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Don't fight forces, use them.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
I fight on. I fight to win.