It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The lady's not for turning.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.