Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Action expresses priorities.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.