I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.