Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Information is the currency of democracy.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
The lady's not for turning.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.