They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and fearful master.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
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.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.