Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
To announce that there must be no criticism of the President, or that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong, is not only unpatriotic and servile, but is morally treasonable to the American public.