For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. what is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.

Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.

Africans require, want, the franchise on the basis of one man one vote. They want political independence.

I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.

The human being is in the most literal sense a political animal, not merely a gregarious animal, but an animal which can individuate itself only in the midst of society.

I am persuaded, you will permit me to observe, that the path of true piety is so plain as to require but little political direction.

The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.

In our time political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.

Political chaos is connected with the decay of language... one can probably bring about some improvement by starting at the verbal end.

He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.

I recognize the republican party as the sheet anchor of the colored man's political hopes and the ark of his safety.

Political society exists for the sake of noble actions, and not of mere companionship.