It is not because men's desires are strong that they act ill; it is because their consciences are weak.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
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.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
Appearances matter and remember to smile.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
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.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
The seed of revolution is repression.
Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker