Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.