President Ronald Reagan: "The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help."
Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes: "A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions."
Justice Hugo Black: "The Framers of the Constitution knew that free speech is the friend of change and revolution. But they also knew that it is always the deadliest enemy of tyranny."
Justice Clarence Thomas: "And I don't think that government has a role in telling people how to live their lives. Maybe a minister does, maybe your belief in God does, maybe there's another set of moral codes, but i don't think government has a role."
William Howard Taft: "We are all imperfect. We cannot expect perfect government."
Justice Clarence Thomas: "You have a number of choices. You could continue to always fight against people who are really distractions. They're people in the cheap seats of life. Or you can do what you went there to do."
Justice Sandra Day O'Connor: "Do the best you can in every task, no matter how unimportant it may seem at the time. No one learns more about a problem than the person at the bottom."
William Howard Taft: "Don't write so that you can be understood, write so that you can't be misunderstood."
William Howard Taft: "No tendency is quite so strong in human nature as the desire to lay down rules of conduct for other people."
John Quincy Adams: “Courage and perseverance have a magical talisman, before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish into air.”