Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Quitting is leading too.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.