The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
I fight on. I fight to win.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
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.
Example is leadership.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.