Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
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.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.