It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.