For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
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.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.