Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.