I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.