Quitting is leading too.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
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.