If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Example is leadership.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
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.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees