Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed