Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Example is leadership.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are