Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
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.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
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.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.