A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
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 is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Action expresses priorities.
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.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.