Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
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.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Don't fight forces, use them.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Let my enemies devour each other.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Action expresses priorities.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
We tend to get what we expect.
Quitting is leading too.