A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
The old question still remains: Can a free people restrain crime without sacrificing fundamental liberties and a heritage of compassion? I am confident of the American answer. Let it become a vital element on America’s new agenda. Let us show that we can temper together those opposite elements of liberty and restraint into one consistent whole. Let us set an example for the world of a law-abiding America glorying in its freedom as well as its respect for law.
I’ve had a lot of experience with people smarter than I am.
I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators.