Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Quitting is leading too.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
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.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.