We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
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.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
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.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.