This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
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.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.