You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
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.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
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.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.