Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I fight on. I fight to win.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
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.