Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Quitting is leading too.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.