In our social media obsessed world, everyone is always looking for the perfect Instagram caption. For us rising politicos, the choice is easy. Why not caption our favorite political pictures with quotes from our favorite politicians, or political quotes that capture how we feel every single day of our political lives? Whether you’re looking to caption photos from your summer in DC, a selfie with your Congressman, or a simple snap of the flag on a sunny day, one of these quotes will fit the bill and provide you the perfect caption for your next Instagram post.

1. “Give me liberty or give me death” – Patrick Henry

2. “The sacred rights of mankind are not to be rummaged for among old parchments or musty records. They are written, as with a sunbeam, in the whole volume of human nature, but the hand of the divinity itself; and can never be erased” – Alexander Hamilton

3. “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” – FDR

4. “The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.” – Ronald Reagan

5. “Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.” – JFK

6.“We will not waiver; we will not tire; we will not falter; and we will not fail. Peace and freedom will prevail” – George W Bush

7. “If they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.” – Margaret Thatcher

8. “Government of the people, by the people, for the people” – Lincoln

9. “Speak softly and carry a big stick” – Theodore Roosevelt

10. “As government expands, liberty contracts.” – Ronald Reagan

11. “I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.” – Thomas Jefferson

12. “Power is like being a lady… if you have to tell people you are, you aren’t.” – Margaret Thatcher

13.“Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.” – Ronald Reagan

14. “Just because you do not take an interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take an interest in you. ” – Pericles

15. “There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.” – Robert A. Heinlein

16. “If we ever forget that we’re one nation under God, then we will be one nation gone under.” – Ronald Reagan

17. “It’s not tyranny we desire; it’s a just, limited, federal government” – Alexander Hamilton

18. “America is too great for small dreams.” – Ronald Reagan

19. “In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.” – Margaret Thatcher

20. “If our next president is even half of the man Ronald Reagan was, America will be better than it has ever been” – Marco Rubio

21. “Leadership comes in small acts as well as broad strokes” – Carly Fiorina

22. “I am a Republican. I’m loyal to the party of Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt” – John McCain

23. “Leadership is about taking responsibility, not making excuses” – Mitt Romney

24. “God has opened many doors of opportunity throughout my lifetime, but I believe the greatest of those doors was allowing me to be born in the United States of America” – Ben Carson

25. “Everywhere that freedom stirs, let tyrants fear” – George W Bush

Aryssa D
FFL Cabinet Member