Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
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.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
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.
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.
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.