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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
The lady's not for turning.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.