Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
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.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.