More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
We tend to get what we expect.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.