Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.