No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Example is leadership.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.