The most dangerous man, to any government, is the man who is able to think things out for himself... Almost inevitably, he comes to the conclusion that the government he lives under is dishonest, insane, and intolerable.
A free people ought not only be armed and disciplined, but they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of independence from any who might attempt to abuse them. Which would include their own government.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force;
like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action.
Never forget public ignorance is the government's best friend.
Gun control means control. It means control for the government and the government starts controlling the people.
Governments don't want a population capable of critical thinkng. They want obedient workers, people just smart enough to run the machines and just dumb enough to passively accept their situation.
Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
The human race is governed by its imagination.
A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.
Hundreds of billions of dollars are spent every year to control the public mind.