Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
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.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
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.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.