In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend 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.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The seed of revolution is repression.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We tend to get what we expect.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
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.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Quitting is leading too.