A president doesn’t get to decide on his own who’s an American citizen and who’s not. That’s not how the Constitution of the United States works. That’s not how the Bill of Rights works. That’s not how our democracy works.
If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing.
Those who have been intoxicated with power … can never willingly abandon it.
A society that cannot protect its children has no tomorrow.
If by the mere force of numbers a majority should deprive a minority of any clearly written constitutional right, it might, in a moral point of view, justify revolution.
Envy is the basis of Democracy.
[N]o one’s ever been able to show me any difference between democracy and brute force. It’s just a majority ganging up on a minority with the minority giving in to avoid getting massacred.
Socialists cry ‘power to the people’ and raise the clenched fist as they say it. We all know they really mean power over people. Power to the state.
I can’t think of anything that would do more toward putting us back on the road to liberty and personal responsibility than for the average American, and for the news media, to come to the understanding that we are not a democracy, nor were we supposed to be.
It is the greatest inequality to try to make unequal things equal.