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.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
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.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Example is leadership.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Think thousands time before taking a decision but - after taking decision never turn back even if you get thousands difficulties.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
The Price of Freedom is Eternal Vigilance.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.