It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
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.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
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.