Demosthenes Quotes

Nothing is easier than self-deceit. For what each man wishes, that he also believes to be true. Demosthenes

There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots – suspicion. Demosthenes

All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action. Demosthenes

Small opportunities are often the beginning of great enterprises. Demosthenes

No man who is not willing to help himself has any right to apply to his friends, or to the gods. Demosthenes

Every dictator is an enemy of freedom, an opponent of law. Demosthenes