We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
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.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.