A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
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.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
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.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Example is leadership.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
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.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
To lead the people, walk behind them.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.