Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.