Any cook should be able to run the country.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
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.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Quitting is leading too.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.