If a private enterprise is a failure, it is closed down — unless it can get a government subsidy to keep it going; if a government enterprise is a failure, it is expanded. I challenge you to find exceptions.
Government is the problem
Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.
A government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take everything you have.
There is no distinctly Native American criminal class … save Congress.
The government is like a baby’s alimentary canal, with a happy appetite at one end and no responsibility at the other.
Talk is cheap
Talk is cheap … except when Congress does it.
No man’s life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session.
Not jokes, but facts
I don’t make jokes. I just watch the government and report the facts.
The fiction of government
Government is the great fiction, through which everybody endeavors to live at the expense of everybody else.
Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys.