If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Information is the currency of democracy.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
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.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.