Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
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.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.