A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.