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.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
The seed of revolution is repression.