Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
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.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few