Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.