Information is the currency of democracy.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
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.
We tend to get what we expect.