Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
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.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest