Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
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.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
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.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.