Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Let my enemies devour each other.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.