Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
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.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
The seed of revolution is repression.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
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.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Example is leadership.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.