There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Quitting is leading too.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Let my enemies devour each other.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down