Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Quitting is leading too.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.