Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Quitting is leading too.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Let my enemies devour each other.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.