Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Information is the currency of democracy.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.