Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
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.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
A leader leads by example, not by force
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.