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No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

No man is good enough to govern another man without that other's consent.

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I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.

I have a fantasy where Ted Turner is elected President but refuses because he doesn't want to give up power.

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To wage a war for a purely moral reason is as absurd as to ravish a woman for a purely read more

To wage a war for a purely moral reason is as absurd as to ravish a woman for a purely moral reason.

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Don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes."N.B.: A lesser-known version of this quotation was read more

Don't one of you fire until you see the whites of their eyes."N.B.: A lesser-known version of this quotation was supposedly said by Frederick the Great at Prague in 1757: "By push of bayonets, no firing till you see the whites of their eyes. - Battle of Bunker Hill, 1775.

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It's time for the human race to enter the solar system.

It's time for the human race to enter the solar system.

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Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.

Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.

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Property rights are not the rights of property; they are the rights of humans with regard to property. They are read more

Property rights are not the rights of property; they are the rights of humans with regard to property. They are a particular kind of human right.

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There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.

There is nothing wrong with America that cannot be cured with what is right in America.

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If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not read more

If a politician murders his mother, the first response of the press or of his opponents will likely be not that it was a terrible thing to do, but rather that in a statement made six years before he had gone on record as being opposed to matricide.

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