It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
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.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Example is leadership.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
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.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.