You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Information is the currency of democracy.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.