The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Quitting is leading too.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Politics have no relation to morals.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.