Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
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.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.