Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
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.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
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.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few