I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Men are Moved by two levers only: fear and self interest
Example is leadership.
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.
We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction.
If you make peaceful revolution impossible you make violent revolution inevitable
All propaganda has to be popular and has to accommodate itself to the comprehension of the least intelligent of those whom it seeks to reach.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Lead from the back and let others believe they are in front
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.
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it.
Let my enemies devour each other.
Guard against the impostures of pretended patriotism.
Immaturity is the incapacity to use one's intelligence without the guidance of another.
Fear is the foundation of most governments.
A government afraid of its citizens is a Democracy. Citizens afraid of government is tyranny!
We tend to get what we expect.
Enemies make you stronger, allies make you weaker.