In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Action expresses priorities.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
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.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.