Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Information is the currency of democracy.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.