The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
The seed of revolution is repression.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
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.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.