It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
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.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
A leader leads by example, not by force
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.