We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.