Let my enemies devour each other.
We tend to get what we expect.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Quitting is leading too.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
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.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
A leader leads by example, not by force
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
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.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
The lady's not for turning.