Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
We tend to get what we expect.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.