A vote is like a rifle: its usefulness depends upon the character of the user.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
In a war of ideas, it is people who get killed.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
Build your opponent a golden bridge to retreat across.
Information is the currency of democracy.
In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
Liberty has never come from the government. Liberty has always come from the subjects of the government. The history of government is a history of resistance. The history of liberty is the history of the limitation of government, not the increase of it.
No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.