Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.