Democracy is the road to socialism.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
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.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
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.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.