Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Don't fight forces, use them.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The lady's not for turning.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We tend to get what we expect.