Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.