Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.