I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
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.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down