Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.