Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
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.
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.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
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.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.