As government expands, liberty contracts.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Freedom (n.): To ask nothing. To expect nothing. To depend on nothing.
Any cook should be able to run the country.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
To lead the people, walk behind them.
I'm not a member of any organized party, I'm a Democrat.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive.
So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
A disordered currency is one of the greatest political evils.
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.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Victory has a thousand fathers, but defeat is an orphan.