Example is leadership.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
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.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab 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.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
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.
I fight on. I fight to win.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.