How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
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.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Quitting is leading too.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.