Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
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.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.