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.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Example is leadership.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
We tend to get what we expect.