Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
The lady's not for turning.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Action expresses priorities.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.