Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
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.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Politics have no relation to morals.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.