A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Don't fight forces, use them.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
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.
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.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.