Fear is the foundation of most governments.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
Absolute power does not corrupt absolutely, absolute power attracts the corruptible.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
If given the choice between Righteousness and Peace, I choose Righteousness.
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.
Democracy is the road to socialism.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Government can easily exist without laws, but law cannot exist without government.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
I don't think marriage is a civil right, but I think that being able to transfer property is a civil right.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Let my enemies devour each other.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.