It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
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.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property