We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Politics have no relation to morals.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker