Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
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.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Politics have no relation to morals.