In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
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.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Quitting is leading too.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
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.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.