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.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Politics have no relation to morals.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.