Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.