He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
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.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Example is leadership.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Let my enemies devour each other.