Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
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.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.