The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
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.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Example is leadership.