The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
A leader leads by example, not by force
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.