You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man’s freedom. You can only be free if I am free.
When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President. Now I’m beginning to believe it.
I have never killed a man, but I have read many obituaries with a lot of pleasure.
The first half of our lives is ruined by our parents, and the second half by our children.
As long as the world shall last there will be wrongs, and if no man objected and no man rebelled, those wrongs would last forever.
I am an agnostic; I do not pretend to know what many ignorant men are sure of.
True patriotism hates injustice in its own land more than anywhere else.
There is no such thing as justice–in or out of court.
History repeats itself, and that’s one of the things that’s wrong with history.
I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure — that is all that agnosticism means.