Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
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.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.