Moral outrage is the most powerful motivating force in politics.
Never give a bureaucrat a chance to say no.
Winners aren't perfect. They made fewer mistakes than their rivals.
The winner in a political contest is determined by the number and the effectiveness of the activists on the respective sides.
Actions have consequences.
Don't fully trust anyone until he has stuck with a good cause which he saw was losing.
Politics is of the heart as well as of the mind. Many people don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
You cannot make friends of your enemies by making enemies of your friends.
Effort is admirable. Achievement is valuable.
Never miss a political meeting if you think there's the slightest chance you'll wish you'd been there.
To succeed inside a political party, one must cultivate an ability to sit still and remain polite while foolish people speak nonsense
A stable movement requries a healthy, reciprocal I.O.U. flow among its participants. Don't keep a careful tally.
Keep your eye on the main chance and don't stop to kick every barking dog.
You can't save the world if you can't pay the rent.
Don't get mad except on purpose.
Political technology determines political success.
The mind can absorb no more than the seat can endure.
Keep a secure home base.
Don't treat good guys like you treat bad guys.
Expand the leadership.
Promptly report your action to the one who requested it.
The test of moral ideas is moral results.
A prompt, generous letter of thanks can seal a commitment which otherwise might disappear when the going gets rough.
Make the opponents' goal more expensive than it's worth.
Sound doctrine is sound politics.
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