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.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
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.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
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.
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.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Don't fight forces, use them.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Action expresses priorities.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.