Politics have no relation to morals.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.