I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Action expresses priorities.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Let my enemies devour each other.
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.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
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.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.