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.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.