A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.