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.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Action expresses priorities.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
That is why we fight - in hopes of a day when we no longer need to.