Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker