While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
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.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.