The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Don't fight forces, use them.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
The lady's not for turning.
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.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.