If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The lady's not for turning.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
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.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.