Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.