A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
A leader leads by example, not by force
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
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.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.