Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The lady's not for turning.
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.
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.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.