A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
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.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.