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.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.