All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
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.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.