The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.