Action expresses priorities.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few