It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
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.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
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.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Let my enemies devour each other.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.