No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
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.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
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.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.