Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
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.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.