Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Example is leadership.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
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 is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.