Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
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.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
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.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
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.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
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.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.