It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Give to every other human being every right that you claim for yourself - that is my doctrine.
Let my enemies devour each other.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.