Dictators never invent their own opportunities.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
It is a mistake to look too far ahead. Only one link in the chain of destiny can be handled at a time.
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
Law and order are the medicine of the body politic and when the body politic gets sick, medicine must be administered.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
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.
You cannot push anyone up the ladder unless he is willing to climb.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
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.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Sometimes opportunities float right past your nose. Work hard, apply yourself, and be ready. When an opportunity comes you can grab it.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Lead, follow, or get out of the way.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Do not do to others what angers you if done to you by others.