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.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Information is the currency of democracy.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.