This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.