The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
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.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Quitting is leading too.
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.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.