Example is leadership.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.