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.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.