Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Example is leadership.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The lady's not for turning.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
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.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
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.