If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.