It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
I fight on. I fight to win.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.