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.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Action expresses priorities.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
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.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.