There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen.
Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office.
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.
A purely objective viewpoint does not exist in the cosmos or in politics.
Small differences in a system of great power can have enormous consequences.
More things in politics happen by accident or exhaustion than happen by conspiracy.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Politics is far more complicated than physics.
I have no ambition to govern men; it is a painful and thankless office.
I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live.
In politics... shared hatreds are almost always the basis of friendships.
A politician is an ass upon which everyone has sat except a man.
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.