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.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
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.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Action expresses priorities.
The lady's not for turning.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.