Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
We tend to get what we expect.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Let my enemies devour each other.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.