Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
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 hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
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.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.