A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Action expresses priorities.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
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.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
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.
Quitting is leading too.