I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
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.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
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.