A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.