If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Example is leadership.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
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.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
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.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind