Politics have no relation to morals.
The lady's not for turning.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
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.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.