The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Fascism is capitalism in decay.
Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
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.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
It has been said that Democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.