It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
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.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
A leader leads by example, not by force
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker