Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
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.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
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.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
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.