Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Let my enemies devour each other.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.