Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
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.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.