I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
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.
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.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.