Any cook should be able to run the country.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
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.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.