Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
The lady's not for turning.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Example is leadership.
Action expresses priorities.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.