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.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Quitting is leading too.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.