Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
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.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
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.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.