Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
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.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.