Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.