This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
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.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.