Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
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.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Don't fight forces, use them.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.