(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.