Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.