In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
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.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.