You are where you are today because you have chosen to be there.
The important thing is to concentrate upon what you can do - by yourself, upon your own initiative.
The government's War on Poverty has transformed poverty from a short-term misfortune into a career choice.
You can't give the government the power to do good without also giving it the power to do bad - in fact, to do anything it wants.
Security... it's simply the recognition that changes will take place and the knowledge that you're willing to deal with whatever happens.
Everyone will experience the consequences of his own acts. If his act are right, he'll get good consequences; if they're not, he'll suffer for it.
You don't have to buy from anyone. You don't have to work at any particular job. You don't have to participate in any given relationship. You can choose.
Everything you want in life has a price connected to it. There's a price to pay if you want to make things better, a price to pay just for leaving things as they are, a price for everything.
You don't need an explanation for everything, Recognize that there are such things as miracles - events for which there are no ready explanations. Later knowledge may explain those events quite easily.
Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free.