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.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
The lady's not for turning.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
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.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.