We tend to get what we expect.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.