Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
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 have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.