Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
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.
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.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Quitting is leading too.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.