Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A leader leads by example, not by force
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
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.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.