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.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
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.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.