It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Let my enemies devour each other.
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.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
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.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
The seed of revolution is repression.