"The new thing is to care passionately and be right wing."
“You answered without saying anything. That's politics.”
“Wherever there is greatness, great government or power, even great feeling or compassion, error also is great. We progress and mature by fault.”
"In these political discussions, we go round and round and round and nothing is ever settled."
“Democracy is a system of self-determination. It is the right to make a wrong choice.”
“In America, everybody is responsible for everything.”
“Independent voters – the backbone of the nation.”
“We may be on opposite sides of the fence but I’m always glad to hear of a man who holds to his own opinions. As long as the people do that, then this country is all right.”
“I wouldn’t give you two cents for all your fancy rules if behind them they didn’t have a little bit of plain ordinary everyday kindness, and a little looking out for the other fellow, too.”
"I never think you should judge any country by its politics."