Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Information is the currency of democracy.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.