If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.