When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
We tend to get what we expect.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.