Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Quitting is leading too.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.