You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
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.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
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.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
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.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.