Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
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.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
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.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.