(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
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.
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.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.