Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.