Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The lady's not for turning.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
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.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
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 nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.