If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
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.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.