Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
We tend to get what we expect.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.