It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
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.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
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.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.