Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
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.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
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.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
We tend to get what we expect.