I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Let my enemies devour each other.
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.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.