A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Understanding can overcome any situation, however mysterious or insurmountable it may appear to be.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
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.
They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
Democracy is...the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
As government expands, liberty contracts.