It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
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.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.