Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Action expresses priorities.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Information is the currency of democracy.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.