The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Action expresses priorities.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.