Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.