Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
The lady's not for turning.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
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.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.