I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
A leader leads by example, not by force
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.