Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
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.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.