The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.