The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
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.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.