A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Information is the currency of democracy.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.