Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
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.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
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.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Don't fight forces, use them.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.