We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
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.
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.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
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.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Every immigrant who comes here should be required within five years to learn English or leave the country.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
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.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
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.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.