Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
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.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.