In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Politics have no relation to morals.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.