When truth is replaced by silence, the silence is a lie.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive … I like a little rebellion now and then. It is like a storm in the atmosphere.
If an idea or business has merit, under free-market capitalism someone will undertake to make it successful. The only ideas or businesses that languish are those that have no merit. Therefore, when the government backs an idea or a business, it is by definition backing a loser, for only a loser would need government backing.
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.
Whenever someone gets something for nothing, someone else gets nothing for something.
The big difference between Democrats and Republicans is that Democrats want to ruin the country right away; Republicans think we shouldn’t ruin the country until next week.
The plural of ‘anecdote’ is not ‘data.’
Government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem.
If the majority distributes among itself the things of a minority, it is evident that it will destroy the city.