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.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Example is leadership.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.