I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
As government expands, liberty contracts.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
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.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.