Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
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.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.