Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
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.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.