One picture is worth 1,000 denials.
Today we have done what we had to do. If necessary, we shall do it again.
Governments tend not to solve problems, only to rearrange them.
Surround yourself with the best people you can find, delegate authority, and don't interfere as long as the policy you've decided upon is being carried out.
We can't help everyone, but everyone can help someone.
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government and I'm here to help.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. We didn't pass it to our children in the bloodstream. It must be fought for, protected, and handed on for them to do the same.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under God is acknowledged.
Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.
Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
Don't be afraid to see what you see.
How do you tell a communist? Well, it's someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? It's someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.
Latinos are Republican. They just don't know it yet.
Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for 'the mess we're in'.
Republicans believe every day is the Fourth of July, but the democrats believe every day is April 15.
Some people wonder all their lives if they've made a difference. The Marines don't have that problem.
Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They're just braver five minutes longer.
History teaches that war begins when governments believe the price of aggression is cheap.
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.