"If everybody in this town connected with politics had to leave town because of chasing women and drinking, you would have no government."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Barry Goldwater on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Barry Goldwater on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Barry Goldwater on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Barry Goldwater on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Barry Goldwater on Thomas Paine
"I think any man in business would be foolish to fool around with his secretary. If it's somebody else's secretary, fine."
"American business has just forgotten the importance of selling."
"Where is the politician who has not promised to fight to the death for lower taxes- and who has not proceeded to vote for the very spending projects that make tax cuts impossible?"
"Equality, rightly understood as our founding fathers understood it, leads to liberty and to the emancipation of creative differences wrongly understood, as it has been so tragically in our time, it leads first to conformity and then to despotism."
"Nixon was the most dishonest individual I have ever met in my life. He lied to his wife, his family, his friends, his colleagues in the Congress, lifetime members of his own political party, the American people and the world."
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