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There is no great genius without a mixture of madness.

Friendship is composed of a single soul inhabiting two bodies.
A true friend is one soul in two bodies.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Hope is a waking dream.
No political party has exclusive patent rights on prosperity.
Nothing is irreparable in politics.
Politics will sooner or later make fools of everybody.
In politics... never retreat, never retract... never admit a mistake.
Politics are usually the executive expression of human immaturity.
Practical politics consists in ignoring facts.
Man is by nature a political animal.
Politics are almost as exciting as war, and quite as dangerous. In war you can only be killed once, but in politics many times.
The most practical kind of politics is the politics of decency.
Politics is war without bloodshed while war is politics with bloodshed.
No man is entitled to the blessings of freedom unless he be vigilant in its preservation.
There is a price which is too great to pay for peace, and that price can be put in one word. One cannot pay the price of self-respect.
Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
We should be eternally vigilant against attempts to check the expression of opinions that we loathe.
The problem with political jokes is they get elected.
Finality is not the language of politics.
Politics is far more complicated than physics.
A promising young man should go into politics so that he can go on promising for the rest of his life.
A political convention is not a place where you can come away with any trace of faith in human nature.
To live under the American Constitution is the greatest political privilege that was ever accorded to the human race.
You begin saving the world by saving one man at a time; all else is grandiose romanticism or politics.
Politics are such a torment that I would advise every one I love not to mix with them.
The awareness that we are all human beings together has become lost in war and through politics.
He knows nothing; and he thinks he knows everything. That points clearly to a political career.
I have never regarded politics as the arena of morals. It is the arena of interest.
The whole art of politics consists in directing rationally the irrationalities of men.
The sad duty of politics is to establish justice in a sinful world.
The end move in politics is always to pick up a gun.
A cult is a religion with no political power.
In argument, truth always prevails finally; in politics, falsehood always.
Ninety percent of politics is deciding whom to blame.
Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty.
I have come to the conclusion that politics is too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
No amount of political freedom will satisfy the hungry masses.
You will not be punished for your anger, you will be punished by your anger.
Love is not love until love's vulnerable.
Faith must be enforced by reason. When faith becomes blind it dies.
Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.
The Buddhas do but tell the way; it is for you to swelter at the task.
Endurance is one of the most difficult disciplines, but it is to the one who endures that the final victory comes.
If a man who enjoys a lesser happiness beholds a greater one, let him leave aside the lesser to gain the greater.
There has to be evil so that good can prove its purity above it.
Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.
Never in this world can hatred be stilled by hatred; it will be stilled only by non-hatred -- this is the law of eternal.
Hatred does not cease through hatred at any time. Hatred ceases through love. This is an unalterable law.
Hatred does not cease by hatred, but only by love; this is the eternal rule.
He serves his party best who serves his country best.
Ignorance makes most men go into a political party, and shame keeps them from getting out of it.
All political parties die at last of swallowing their own lies.
Politics is a choice of enemas. You're gonna get it up the ass, no matter what you do.
Politics is the profession of those who have neither trade nor art.
Son, in politics you've got to learn that overnight chicken shit can turn to chicken salad.
Ninety percent of politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.
You have to have been a Republican to know how good it is to be a Democrat.
In politics the choice is constantly between two evils.
Although he's regularly asked to do so, God does not take sides in American politics.
Politics is the enemy of the imagination.
It is hard to say why politicians are called servants, unless it is because a good one is hard to find.
Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable.
A revolution is not a bed of roses. A revolution is a struggle between the future and the past.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
To be a revolutionary you have to be human being. You have to care about people who have no power.
True revolutionaries are like God -- they create the world in their own image. Our awesome responsibility to ourselves, to our children, and to the future is to create ourselves in the image of goodness, because the future depends on the nobility of our imaginings.
The main effect of a real revolution is perhaps that it sweeps away those who do not know how to wish, and brings to the front men with insatiable appetites for action, power and all that the world has to offer.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure.
Everything that used to be a sin, is now a disease.
We have a Bill of rights. What we need is a Bill of responsibilities.
A liberal is a man who is right most of the time, but he's right too soon.
A liberal is a conservative who has been arrested.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.
Silence is argument carried on by other means.
Any 20 year-old who isn't a liberal doesn't have a heart, and any 40 year-old who isn't a conservative doesn't have a brain.
We live in a rainbow of chaos.

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