War is just one more big government program.
Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry.
Government is not a solution to our problem government is the problem.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is big enough to take everything you have.
Man is not free unless government is limited.
A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men and women are created equal.
If you want a vision of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face - forever.
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends [life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness] it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute new government...
The best view of big government is in the rearview mirror as we leave it behind.
Rightful liberty is unobstructed action according to our will within limits drawn around us by the equal rights of others. I do not add 'within the limits of the law' because law is often but the tyrant's will, and always so when it violates the rights of the individual.
The nine most terrifying words in the English language are "I'm from the government, and I'm here to help."
It is error alone which needs the support of government. Truth can stand by itself.
The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
I hope we once again have reminded people that man is not free unless government is limited. There's a clear cause and effect here that is as neat and predictable as a law of physics: As government expands, liberty contracts.
I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it.
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