The American people need no course in philosophy or political science or church history to know that God should not be made into a celestial party chairman.
Every time I've done something that doesn't feel right, it's ended up not being right.
The mugger who is arrested is back on the street before the police officer, but the person mugged may not be back on the street for a long time, if ever.
There are few things more amusing in the world of politics than watching moderate Republicans charging to the right in pursuit of greater glory.
If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.
The Republicans believe that the wagon train will not make it to the frontier unless some of the old, some of the young, some of the weak are left behind.
For me to make lasagna would be a desecration of a great Italian dish. . . . I don't mess with sacred things.
You want calamities? What about the Ice Age? God made this world, but didn't complete it.
People expect Byzantine, Machiavellian logic from politicians. But the truth is simple. Trial lawyers learn a good rule: 'Don't decide what you don't have to decide.' That's not evasion, it's wisdom.
We must get the American public to look past the glitter, beyond the showmanship, to the reality, the hard substance of things. And we'll do it not so much with speeches that will bring people to their feet as with speeches that bring people to their senses.
Last Update: 26 June 2022
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