Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Quitting is leading too.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
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.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.