A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.