The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
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.
Action expresses priorities.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Democracy is the road to socialism.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.