A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
To lead the people, walk behind them.