Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
I fight on. I fight to win.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Example is leadership.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.