Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Action expresses priorities.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
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.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
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.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Example is leadership.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
A leader leads by example, not by force
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.