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.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.