I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
We tend to get what we expect.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.