The government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem.
The government, which was designed for the people, has got into the hands of the bosses and their employers, the special interests. An invisible empire has been set up above the forms of democracy.
The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
The mistakes made by Congress wouldn’t be so bad if the next Congress didn’t keep trying to correct them.
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can’t live within its income.
So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.
The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.
There are many men of principle in both parties in America, but there is no party of principle.
Alexis de Tocqueville
They say women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.
Clare Boothe Luce
Those who stand for nothing fall for anything.
Tis the business of little minds to shrink; but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death.
Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.
John D. Rockefeller
The harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph.
It's always too early to quit.
Norman Vincent Peale
Know or listen to those who know.
Leap, and the net will appear.