It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.