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.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
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.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.