Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
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.
A leader leads by example, not by force
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Patriots always talk of dying for their country but never of killing for their country.
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.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
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.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.