In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Quitting is leading too.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
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.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
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.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.