The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.