We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.