A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
The lady's not for turning.