I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Don't fight forces, use them.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.