Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Quitting is leading too.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down