Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
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.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.