You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
We tend to get what we expect.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
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.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
There are many truths of which the full meaning cannot be realized until personal experience has brought it home.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
Don't fight forces, use them.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.