The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
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.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.