If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The lady's not for turning.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.