Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Quitting is leading too.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it