I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
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.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Example is leadership.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.