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.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The lady's not for turning.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Don't fight forces, use them.
As government expands, liberty contracts.