A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
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.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.