Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Quitting is leading too.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Information is the currency of democracy.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
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.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.