Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
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.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
The seed of revolution is repression.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Let my enemies devour each other.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it