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.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The lady's not for turning.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Action expresses priorities.