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.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
The seed of revolution is repression.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Example is leadership.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Quitting is leading too.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.