Law describes the way things would work if men were angels.
We do not need magic to transform our world. We carry all of the power we need inside ourselves already.
Loyalty to country always. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.
A change is brought about because ordinary people do extraordinary things.
Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves.
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.
He who commits injustice is ever made more wretched than he who suffers it
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Never tell your enemy he is doing the wrong thing.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
He who is not contented with what he has, would not be contented with what he would like to have.
In the face of impossible odds, people who love this country can change it.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
How fortunate for leaders that men do not think.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
When a hundred men stand together, each of them loses his mind and gets another one.
The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
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.
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.
Let your plans be dark and impenetrable as night, and when youmove, fall like a thunderbolt.