Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
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.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.