A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
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.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
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.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
We have to talk about liberating minds as well as liberating society.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Politics has got so expensive that it takes lots of money to even get beat with.
Although it is not true that all conservatives are stupid people, it is true that most stupid people are conservative.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Those who are too smart to engage in politics are punished by being governed by those who are dumber.
By 2000, politics will simply fade away. We will not see any political parties.
The paradox of courage is that a man must be a little careless of his life even in order to keep it.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.