Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.