Any cook should be able to run the country.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
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.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
The seed of revolution is repression.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.