Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
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.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.