In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.