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.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
(...) when a man is denied the right to live the life he believes in, he has no choice but to become an outlaw.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Political tyranny is nothing compared to the social tyranny and a reformer who defies society is a more courageous man than a politician who defies Government.
Can a nation be free if it oppresses other nations? It cannot.
More men have been elected between Sundown and Sunup than ever were elected between Sunup and Sundown.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
I am not an Athenian nor a Greek, but a citizen of the world.
99% of failures come from people who make excuses.
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.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.