Information is the currency of democracy.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.