Politics have no relation to morals.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
I fight on. I fight to win.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
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.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
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.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.