Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized.
Freedom is coming to mean little more than the right to ask permission
Politicians never accuse you of 'greed' for wanting other people's money - only for wanting to keep your own money
In one century we went from teaching Latin and Greek in high school to offering remedial English in college
War nearly always serves as an occasion for serious expansions of state power and the destruction of legal protections
Need' now means wanting someone else's money. 'Greed' means wanting to keep your own. 'Compassion' is when a politician arranges the transfer.
The measure of the state's success is that the word anarchy frightens people, while the word state does not.
War is just one more big government program.
Most Americans aren't the sort of citizens the Founding Fathers expected; they are contented serfs. Far from being active critics of government, they assume that its might makes it right.
The most fundamental purpose of government is defense, not empire.