I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Information is the currency of democracy.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
For to be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.