Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
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.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
A leader leads by example, not by force
I use emotion for the many and reserve reason for the few
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Let my enemies devour each other.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.