Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.