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.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.