It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The lady's not for turning.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.