There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Quitting is leading too.