A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.