There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.