While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
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.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Information is the currency of democracy.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
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.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.