Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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 fight on. I fight to win.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.