In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
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.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The lady's not for turning.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
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.