I read, I study, I examine, I listen, I think, and out of all that I try to form an idea into which I put as much common sense as I can.
Where the state begins, individual liberty ceases, and vice versa.
All the evils of France have been produced less by the perversity of the wicked and the violence of fools than by the hesitation of the weak, the compromises of conscience, and the tardiness of patriotism. Let every deputy, every Frenchman show what he feels, what he thinks, and we are saved!
The U.N. Security Council did not to condemn the Qana massacre, due to the U.S. veto.
Do not let us despair of the cause of liberty: it is still dear to the hearts of Frenchmen, and we shall one day have the felicity of seeing it established in our beloved country.
Numerous have been the manifestations of God’s providence in sustaining us. In the gloomy period of adversity, we have had ‘our cloud by day and pillar of fire by night.’ We have been reduced to distress, and the arm of Omnipotence has raised us up.
It is the pride of my heart to have been one of the earliest adopted sons of America.
I could become very rich in Guatemala but by the low method of ratifying my title, opening a clinic, and specialising in allergies. To do that would be the most horrible betrayal of the two ‘I’s’ struggling inside me: the socialist and the traveller.
We cannot make events. Our business is wisely to improve them.
I have mortally opposed the English king; I have stormed and taken the towns and castles which he unjustly claimed as his own.