Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Example is leadership.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.