"If you think you have it tough, read history books."
"Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall."Bill Maher on Confucius
"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."Bill Maher on Abraham Lincoln
"A small body of determined spirits fired by an unquenchable faith in their mission can alter the course of history."Bill Maher on Mahatma Gandhi
"The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much it is whether we provide enough for those who have little."Bill Maher on Franklin D. Roosevelt
"I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the past."Bill Maher on Thomas Jefferson
"Suicide is man's way of telling God, 'You can't fire me - I quit.'"
"This has been a learning experience for me. I also thought that privacy was something we were granted in the Constitution. I have learned from this when in fact the word privacy does not appear in the Constitution."
"Freedom isn't free. It shouldn't be a bragging point that 'Oh, I don't get involved in politics,' as if that makes someone cleaner. No, that makes you derelict of duty in a republic. Liars and panderers in government would have a much harder time of it if so many people didn't insist on their right to remain ignorant and blindly agreeable."
"Men are only as loyal as their options."
"Everything that used to be a sin is now a disease."