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.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
Ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
This City is what it is because our citizens are what they are.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.