As government expands, liberty contracts.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
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.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
We tend to get what we expect.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.