Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
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.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
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.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Example is leadership.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.