The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
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.
We tend to get what we expect.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.