Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.