In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
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.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
We tend to get what we expect.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.