A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We tend to get what we expect.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees