Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Let my enemies devour each other.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
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.
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.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
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.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Information is the currency of democracy.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.