The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
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.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.