An aristocracy in a republic is like a chicken whose head has been cut off; it may run about in a lively way, but in fact it is dead.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
The lady's not for turning.
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.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
In politics, If you want anything said, ask a man. If you want anything done, ask a woman.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
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.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
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.