Forgive your enemies, but never forget their names.
A tiny and closed fraternity of privileged men, elected by no one, and enjoying a monopoly sanctioned and licensed by government.
In politics, stupidity is not a handicap.
Never exceed your rights, and they will soon become unlimited.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.
Actual aristocracy cannot be abolished by any law: all the law can do is decree how it is to be imparted and who is to acquire it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.
We know the road to freedom has always been stalked by death.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
The things that will destroy America are prosperity at any price, peace at any price, safety first instead of duty first and love of soft living and the get-rich-quick theory of life.
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.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Votes do not fall from the trees like ripe plums. They have to be fought for.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
The Democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not.
If you're walking down the right path and you're willing to keep walking, eventually you'll make progress.
Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.