No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Example is leadership.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
Action expresses priorities.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.