Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.