There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees