A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
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.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
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.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.