The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
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.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.