A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.