You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
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.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.