A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
The seed of revolution is repression.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
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.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.