A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.