Fear is the foundation of most governments.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Information is the currency of democracy.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.