In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
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.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.