Information is the currency of democracy.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
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.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Example is leadership.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.