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.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Don't fight forces, use them.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.