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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.