Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
The seed of revolution is repression.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.