A leader leads by example, not by force
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
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.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.