It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
The lady's not for turning.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.