When everything has to be right, something isn't.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
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.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.