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.
Action expresses priorities.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
To lead the people, walk behind them.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.