You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
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.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to 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.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.