Action expresses priorities.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
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.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!