The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
The lady's not for turning.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
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.
Action expresses priorities.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
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.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.