Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
The seed of revolution is repression.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
A leader leads by example, not by force
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.