You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
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.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
The lady's not for turning.