Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
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.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.