If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.