Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The lady's not for turning.
Example is leadership.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Action expresses priorities.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.