Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
When you have no basis for an argument, abuse the plaintiff.
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.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile - hoping it will eat him last.
You can't let your failures define you. You have to let your failures teach you.
Sometimes you have to pick the Gun up to put the Gun down
Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom, must, like men, undergo the fatigues of supporting it.
Speaking generally, punishment hardens and numbs, it produces concentration, it sharpens the consciousness of alienation, it strengthens the power of resistance.
Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.
Those who surrender freedom for security will not have, nor do they deserve, either one.
You're not to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it or says it.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.