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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Quitting is leading too.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.