In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.