Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
I fight on. I fight to win.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
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.
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.
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.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Quitting is leading too.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.