The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
A leader leads by example, not by force
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.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The lady's not for turning.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
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.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.