No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
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.
The lady's not for turning.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.