I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.