A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
We tend to get what we expect.
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.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.