The seed of revolution is repression.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Quitting is leading too.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.