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.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.