The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.