(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will 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.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
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.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Example is leadership.