One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Information is the currency of democracy.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.