A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
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.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
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.
A leader leads by example, not by force