The exercise of natural rights has no limits but such as will ensure their enjoyment to other members of society.
The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.
We are going to inherit the earth; there is not the slightest doubt about that.
Though my conduct on the 10th of August 1792 was the act of my life of which I have most reason to be proud, I will here merely do homage to the worthy martyrs of the national sovereignty and the sworn laws, who, while they supported constitutional royalty, manifested the highest degree of republican virtue.
Not believing in force is the same as not believing in gravity.
The revolution is not an apple that falls when it is ripe. You have to make it fall.
Our articles of confederation ought to be revised and measures immediately taken to invigorate the Continental Union. Depend upon it: there lies the danger for America. This last stroke is wanting, and unless the states be strongly bound to each other, we have to fear from British and, indeed, from European politics.
We are ready to end fascism once and for all, even in spite of the Republican government.
The king knows with what ardor and perseverance I have at all times been devoted to the cause of liberty and to the principles of humanity, equality and justice.
Passion is needed for any great work, and for the revolution, passion and audacity are required in big doses.
It is unnecessary to say that Fidel Castro possesses the high qualities of a fighter and statesman: our path, our struggle, and our triumph we owed to his vision.
I only know that I fired twice, or perhaps several times, without knowing whether I had hit or missed.
The fall of the Syrian regime is in the interest of America and Israel.
I bow before the authority of special men because it is imposed upon me by my own reason.
Audacity, more audacity, always audacity.
Whatever may be my feelings of personal gratitude to the Navy of the United States, I feel myself under still greater obligations to them for the honor they have done to the American name in every part of the globe.
Israel should not feel satisfaction at my son's death, for he died on the battlefield, facing the conquerors as he wished, with a gun in his hand.
The good fortune of America is closely tied to the good fortune of all humanity.
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