In all intellectual debates, both sides tend to be correct in what they affirm, and wrong in what they deny.
Conformity is the jailer of freedom and the enemy of growth.
Dissent is the highest form of patriotism.
I predict future happiness for Americans, if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them.
Government big enough to supply everything you need is big enough to take everything you have. The course of history shows us that as a government grows, liberty decreases.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Whoever controls the media, controls the mind
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.
Standing in the middle of the road is very dangerous; you get knocked down by the traffic from both sides.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
A politician divides mankind into two classes: tools and enemies.
Never interrupt your enemy when he is making a mistake.
Fanaticism consists of redoubling your efforts when you have forgotten your aim.
If a nation expects to be ignorant and free, in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.
If someone puts their hands on you make sure they never put their hands on anybody else again.
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
Courage is rightly esteemed the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees all others.