Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
We tend to get what we expect.
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.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The seed of revolution is repression.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.