We tend to get what we expect.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
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.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The lady's not for turning.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.