You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Example is leadership.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes