Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
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.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
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.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.