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.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Example is leadership.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.