Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
The lady's not for turning.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes