Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.