"Most Americans aren't the sort of citizens the Founding Fathers expected they are contented serfs. Far from being active critics of government, they assume that its might makes it right."
"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."Joseph Sobran on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Joseph Sobran 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."Joseph Sobran 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."Joseph Sobran on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Joseph Sobran on Thomas Paine
"Politics is the conspiracy of the unproductive but organized against the productive but unorganized."