I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.