Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
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.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.