Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Better to die fighting for freedom than be a prisoner all the days of your life.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
Democracy... while it lasts is more bloody than either aristocracy or monarchy. Remember, democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There is never a democracy that did not commit suicide.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
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.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Action expresses priorities.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
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.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
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.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.