Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
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.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Information is the currency of democracy.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.