Every man who repeats the dogma of Mill that one country is no fit to rule another country must admit that one class is not fit to rule another class.
Democracy arose from men's thinking that if they are equal in any respect, they are equal absolutely.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
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.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
Any excuse will serve a tyrant.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.
Patriotism is the willingness to kill and be killed for trivial reasons.
Hence 'the overthrow of government' as a coercive power, thereby denying God in another form.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, and self-restraint to keep from meddling with them while they do it.
The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten.