Example is leadership.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
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.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
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.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
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.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.