I have long enjoyed the friendship and companionship of Republicans because I am by instinct a teacher, and I would like to teach them something.
We grow great by dreams. All big men are dreamers. They see things if the soft haze of a spring day or in the red fire of a long winters evening. Some of us let these great dreams die, but others nourish and protect them; they nurse them through bad days until they bring them to the sunshine and the light that always comes to those who sincerely hope that their dreams will come true.
A conservative is someone who makes no changes and consults his grandmother when in doubt.
If there are men in this country big enough to own the government of the United States, they are going to own it.
Charles B. Rangel