Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable