Those of us who have been privileged to receive education, skills, and experiences and even power must be role models for the next generation of leadership.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
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.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
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.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
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.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
You can never stop and as older people, we have to learn how to take leadership from the youth and I guess I would say that this is what I'm attempting to do right now.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.