It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
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.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
As government expands, liberty contracts.