Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.