We tend to get what we expect.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Information is the currency of democracy.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.