Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.