Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
The lady's not for turning.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.