It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
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.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
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.