Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
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.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
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.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.