You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
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.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.