All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
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.
A conservative is a man who sits and thinks, mostly sits.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
The more you read about politics, the more you got to admit that each party is worse than the other.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
If you want to make enemies, try to change something.
Politics have no relation to morals.
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.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
He who tampers with the currency robs labour of its bread.
It is dangerous to be right in matters on which the established authorities are wrong.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people...they are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.