Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Example is leadership.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Politics have no relation to morals.