Example is leadership.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The seed of revolution is repression.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Politics have no relation to morals.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.