A nation that cannot control its borders is not a nation.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
It is not enough to win a war; it is more important to organize the peace.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
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.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.