I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
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.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
We tend to get what we expect.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Quitting is leading too.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.