A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
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.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.