Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Example is leadership.
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.