Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Politics have no relation to morals.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Information is the currency of democracy.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.