Let my enemies devour each other.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
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.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
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.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.