Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.
We don't have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven't taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much
Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.
Late-term abortions, especially when the baby survives, but is then killed by starvation, neglect, or suffocation, show once again the link between abortion and infanticide. The time to stop both is now.
You know, if I listened to him [Michael Dukakis] long enough, I would be convinced we're in an economic downturn and people are homeless and going without food and medical attention and that we've got to do something about the unemployed.
We do not deny any nation's legitimate interest in security. But protecting the security of one nation by robbing another of its national independence and national traditions is not legitimate. In the long run, it is not even secure.
Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction
We will never forget them nor the last time we saw them this morning as they prepared for their journey and waved goodbye and 'slipped the surly bonds of earth to touch the face of God.'
You can tell a lot about a fellow's character by the way he eats jelly beans.
When you can't make them see the light, make them feel the heat.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
The nine most terrifying words in the English language are, 'I'm from the government and I'm here to help.'
I'm not smart enough to lie.
Government does not solve problems; it subsidizes them.
One way to make sure crime doesn't pay would be to let the government run it.
There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.
The future doesn't belong to the faint of heart. It belongs to the brave.
The abortionist who reassembles the arms and legs of a tiny baby to make sure all its parts have been torn from its mother's body can hardly doubt whether it is a human being.
The future doesn't belong to the light-hearted. It belongs to the brave.
The best minds are not in government. If any were, business would steal them away.
We don't have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven't taxed enough; we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much.