Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.