Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
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.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.