In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.