He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.