An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
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.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.