The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
To lead the people, walk behind them.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Don't fight forces, use them.