Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Example is leadership.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
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.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.