The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Information is the currency of democracy.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.