Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The lady's not for turning.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
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!
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.