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.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
We tend to get what we expect.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Information is the currency of democracy.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
A leader leads by example, not by force