We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
A leader leads by example, not by force
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
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.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Action expresses priorities.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
We tend to get what we expect.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.