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.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
Free speech carries with it some freedom to listen.
God grants liberty only to those who love it and are always ready to guard and defend it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
To lead the people, walk behind them.