Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
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.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.