No politician can sit on a hot issue if you make it hot enough.
The Capone gang was actually a public utility; it supplied what the people wanted and demanded.
Radicals must be resilient, adaptable to shifting political circumstances, and sensitive enough to the process of action and reaction to avoid being trapped by their own tactics and forced to travel a road not of their choosing. In short, radicals must have a degree of control over the flow of events.
All change means disorganization of the old and organization of the new.
People cannot be free unless they are willing to sacrifice some of their interests to guarantee the freedom of others. The price of democracy is the ongoing pursuit of the common good by all of the people.
The threat is usually more terrifying than the thing itself.
Last guys don’t finish nice.
The greatest enemy of individual freedom is the individual himself.
We must believe that it is the darkest before the dawn of a beautiful new world. We will see it when we believe it.
A tactic that drags on too long becomes a drag.