Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
The lady's not for turning.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.