The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
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.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
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.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.