For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Politics have no relation to morals.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
The lady's not for turning.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Action expresses priorities.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.