Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Quitting is leading too.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The seed of revolution is repression.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
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.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.