Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Information is the currency of democracy.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.