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'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
We tend to get what we expect.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.