The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The seed of revolution is repression.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Action expresses priorities.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.