Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
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.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
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.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.