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.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Example is leadership.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.