Information is the currency of democracy.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
I fight on. I fight to win.