A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.