In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
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.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.