Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
We tend to get what we expect.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
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.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.