Anything said three times in Washington becomes a fact.
As long as the differences and diversities of mankind exist, democracy must allow for compromise, for accommodation, and for the recognition of differences.
Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game and dumb enough to think it's important.
I would not want to put him in charge of snake control in Ireland.
In politics one may remain aloof and become irrelevant or get involved and get corrupted.
It is dangerous for a national candidate to say things that people might remember.
Let us pick up again these lost strands and weave them again into the fabric of America, sort out the music from the sounds and again respond to the trumpet and the steady drum.
No man could be equipped for the presidency if he has never been tempted by one of the seven cardinal sins.
Remember that the worst accidents occur in the middle of the road.
The function of liberal Republicans is to shoot the wounded after battle.
The only thing that saves us from the bureaucracy is inefficiency. An efficient bureaucracy is the greatest threat to liberty.
The Senate is the last primitive society in the world. We still worship the elders of the tribe and honor the territorial imperative.
The two-party system has given this country the war of Lyndon Johnson, the Watergate of Nixon and the incompetence of Carter. Saying we should keep the two-party system simply because it is working is like saying the Titanic voyage was a success because a few people survived on life rafts.
There is danger in the concentration of control in the television and radio networks, especially in the large television and radio stations; danger in the concentration of ownership in the press... and danger in the increasing concentration of selection by book publishers and reviewers and by the producers of radio and television programs.
Vote against anything introduced with a 're' in it, especially reforms, reorganizations, and recodifications. This usually means going back to something that failed once and is likely to do so again.
We do not need presidents who are bigger than the country, but rather ones who speak for it and support it.
We don't declare war any more; we declare national defense.
Whatever is morally necessary must be made politically possible.
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