The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
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.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.