Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
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 best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.