Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
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.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Example is leadership.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.