Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.
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The only power any government has is the power to crack down on criminals. Well, when there aren't enough criminals, one makes them. One declares so many things to be a crime that it becomes impossible for men to live without breaking laws.
Upper classes are a nation's past the middle class is its future.
Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one's values.
Achievement of your happiness is the only moral purpose of your life, and that happiness, not pain or mindless self-indulgence, is the proof of your moral integrity, since it is the proof and the result of your loyalty to the achievement of your values.
Do not ever say that the desire to 'do good' by force is a good motive. Neither power-lust nor stupidity are good motives.
To say 'I love you' one must first be able to say the 'I.'
Potentially, a government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Money demands that you sell, not your weakness to men's stupidity, but your talent to their reason.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
Hope is a very unruly emotion.
The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people.
Men should not try to overstrain their goodness more than any other faculty.
Over the years the political establishment has frowned if a mainstream politician mentions marriage.
Every beautiful eye has a hidden cry.
Obama has seen to the passage of the most radical legislation in recent American history and so-called 'progressives' should be thanking him for it - even as many of the rest of us rear in horror from its implications.
Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles.
It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.
I spent three days a week for 10 years educating myself in the public library, and it's better than college. People should educate themselves - you can get a complete education for no money. At the end of 10 years, I had read every book in the library and I'd written a thousand stories.
My goal is to get everybody in America to do their family tree.