I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
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.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
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.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.