That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
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.
Quitting is leading too.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
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.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
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.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.