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.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.