A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
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.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.