The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.