So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
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.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.