Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
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.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.