Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Example is leadership.
Politics have no relation to morals.
The lady's not for turning.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.