1. 10

    When the Liberals said they were going to create a million new jobs, I didn't think they were all going to be tax collectors. If you can't convince them, confuse them.

    141
  2. 9

    A President needs political understanding to run the government, but he may be elected without it.

    143
  3. 8

    Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

    149
  4. 7

    Term limits would cure both senility and seniority- both terrible legislative diseases.

    152
  5. 6

    America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand.

    180
  6. 5

    Our debt to the heroic men and valiant women in the service of our country can never be repaid. They have earned our undying gratitude. America will never forget their sacrifices.

    182
  7. 4

    An honest public servant can't become rich in politics. He can only attain greatness and satisfaction by service.

    219
  8. 3

    My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. To tell the truth, there's hardly a difference.

    234
  9. 2

    Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word. Never get too big for your britches. Trust in God. Have no fear; and Never forget a friend.

    244
  10. 1

    It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.

    312
  11. Last Update: 28 January 2023

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