The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.