Supreme excellence consists of breaking the enemy's resistance without fighting.
My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right.
I can see how it might be possible for a man to look down upon the earth and be an atheist, but I cannot conceive how a man could look up into the heavens and say there is no God.
In our civilization, and under our republican form of government, intelligence is so highly honored that it is rewarded by exemption from the cares of office.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
To summarize the summary of the summary: people are a problem.
In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
I'm not the smartest fellow in the world, but I can sure pick smart colleagues.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
Too bad that all the people who know how to run the country are busy driving taxicabs and cutting hair.
No man's life, liberty, or property are safe while the legislature is in session.
Gideon J. Tucker
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
The French have a new president, the British will soon have a new P.M., and we envy them as we endure the endless wait for this small dim man to go back to Texas and resume his life.
I never did give them hell. I just told the truth, and they thought it was hell.
His sentences didn't seem to have any verbs, which was par for a politician. All nouns, no action.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
John F. Kennedy
You have to remember one thing about the will of the people: it wasn't that long ago that we were swept away by the Macarena.
The first duty of a man is to think for himself
Everything is relative in this world, where change alone endures.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.
When I'm out of politics I'm going to run a business, it'll be called rent-a-spine
I have never voted in my life... I have always known and understood that the idiots are in a majority so it's certain they will win.
He believed that lack of education was the root of all of Pakistan’s problems. Ignorance allowed politicians to fool people and bad administrators to be re-elected.
The only way we'll get freedom for ourselves is to identify ourselves with every oppressed people in the world. We are blood brothers to the people of Brazil, Venezuela, Haiti, Cuba -- yes Cuba too.
If you surround yourself with the good and righteous, they can only raise you up. If you surround yourself with the others, they will drag you down into the doldrums of mediocrity, and they will keep you there, but only as long as you permit it.
Reader, suppose you were an idiot. And suppose you were a member of Congress. But I repeat myself.
It is by the goodness of god that in our country we have those 3 unspeakably precious things: freedom of speech, freedom of conscience, and the prudence never to practice either of them.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
A Nation should not be judged by how it treats its highest citizens, but it's lowest ones
Many things that are true feel like a cheat. Kingdoms get the princes they deserve, farmers’ daughters die for no reason, and sometimes witches merit saving. Quite often, actually. You’d be surprised.
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