When they call the roll in the Senate, the Senators do not know whether to answer 'Present' or 'Not Guilty'.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
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.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.