Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.