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 rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
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.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
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.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
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.