We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
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.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
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.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.