Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.