The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Quitting is leading too.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
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.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.