Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Action expresses priorities.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
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.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.