Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
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.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
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.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.