What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
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.
We tend to get what we expect.
Politics have no relation to morals.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
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.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.