Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Don't fight forces, use them.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
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.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Let my enemies devour each other.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.