For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
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.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The seed of revolution is repression.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.