For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Quitting is leading too.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.