A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
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.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.