Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
The seed of revolution is repression.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it