We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.