How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.