Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Let them call me a rebel and welcome. I feel no concern from it. But should I suffer the misery of devils, were I to make a whore of my soul.
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Politics have no relation to morals.
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.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Justice will not be served until those who are unaffected are as outraged as those who are
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
How do you tell a Communist? Well, its someone who reads Marx and Lenin. And how do you tell an anti-Communist? Its someone who understands Marx and Lenin.