You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
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.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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.