Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
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.
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.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.