The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.