If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
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.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Politics have no relation to morals.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.