I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Quitting is leading too.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
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.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
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.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.