So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
I fight on. I fight to win.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Democracy is the road to socialism.