The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.