You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
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.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.