Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Let my enemies devour each other.
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.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
The lady's not for turning.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.