Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.