You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
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.
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.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
The seed of revolution is repression.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.
Action expresses priorities.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.