Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Politics have no relation to morals.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
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.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
The lady's not for turning.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
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.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.