Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
The seed of revolution is repression.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
I fight on. I fight to win.