A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.