Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
It is impossible to rightly govern the world without God and the Bible.
It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Democracy is the process by which people choose the man who'll get the blame.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
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 freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.
You only have to do a very few things right in your life so long as you don't do too many things wrong.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
When everything has to be right, something isn't.