Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
The lady's not for turning.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Example is leadership.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.