It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Politics have no relation to morals.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.