Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
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.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The lady's not for turning.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.