I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.