Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
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.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
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.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.