Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
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.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Action expresses priorities.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
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.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.