Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
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.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.