Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Don't fight forces, use them.
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.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
The seed of revolution is repression.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
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.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.