"A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by 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."Spiro T. Agnew on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Spiro T. Agnew 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."Spiro T. Agnew 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."Spiro T. Agnew on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Spiro T. Agnew on Thomas Paine
"An intellectual is a man who doesn't know how to park a bike."
"Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb."
"The American people should be made aware of the trend toward monopolization of the great public information vehicles and the concentration of more and more power over public opinion in fewer and fewer hands."
"Three things have been difficult to tame: the oceans, fools and women. We may soon be able to tame the oceans fools and women will take a little longer."