Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
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.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab 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.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
I'm not hard, I'm frightfully soft. But I will not be hounded.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Be thankful we're not getting all the government we're paying for.
Politics have no relation to morals.
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
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.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Good laws lead to the making of better ones; bad ones bring about worse.