The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.