We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
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 way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Any cook should be able to run the country.