While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
The lady's not for turning.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
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.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
The seed of revolution is repression.