It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Information is the currency of democracy.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.