If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
The seed of revolution is repression.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.