When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.