To lead the people, walk behind them.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
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.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Quitting is leading too.
Example is leadership.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.