I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
We hold our heads high, despite the price we have paid, because freedom is priceless.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
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.
As government expands, liberty contracts.