The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.