Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.