Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
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.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Example is leadership.