Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The lady's not for turning.
I fight on. I fight to win.
The seed of revolution is repression.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
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.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.