"Evil is powerless if the good are unafraid"
"We cannot play innocents abroad in a world that is not innocent"
"Peace is not the absense of conflict; it is the ability to manage conflict by peaceful means"
"Of the four wars of my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong"
"If the Soviet Union ever let another political party come into existence, they would still be a one-party state... because everbody would join the other party"
"How do you tell a communist? He reads Lenin and Marx. And how do you tell an anti-communist? Someone who understands Lenin and Marx."
"Freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction; it's not something we pass along in our bloodstream. It must be fought-for, protected, and passed-along for them to do the same"
"Entrepeneurs and small businesses are responsible for almost all the economic growth in the United States"
"If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat"
"They say the world has become too complex for simple answers... they are wrong"
"The most terrifying words in the English language are: I'm from the government, and I'm here to help"
"Recession is when your neighbor loses his job; a depression is when you lose yours"
"Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement..."