Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
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.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Quitting is leading too.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.