Fear is the foundation of most governments.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.