When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Let my enemies devour each other.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Quitting is leading too.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.