Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Action expresses priorities.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
We tend to get what we expect.