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.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
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.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience.
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.
Whether we and our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.
Most people do not really want freedom, because freedom involves responsibility, and most people are frightened of responsibility.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
No man will make a great leader who wants to do it all himself or get all the credit for doing it.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.