Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
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.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
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.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Quitting is leading too.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.