Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
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.
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.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Quitting is leading too.
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.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
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.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.