Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
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.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
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.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.