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.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front