This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Politics have no relation to morals.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
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.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.