Information is the currency of democracy.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
The seed of revolution is repression.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
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.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.