It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
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.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.