Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Quitting is leading too.
The lady's not for turning.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.