If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Let my enemies devour each other.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The seed of revolution is repression.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.