An empty stomach is not a good political adviser.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Governments constantly choose between telling lies and fighting wars, with the end result always being the same. One will always lead to the other.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
The worst form of inequality is to try to make unequal things equal.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.