Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
Action expresses priorities.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.