Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
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.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.