Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.