There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.