Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
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.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
We tend to get what we expect.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.