In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Don't fight forces, use them.
I fight on. I fight to win.
Every great movement must experience three stages: ridicule, discussion, adoption.
I ask you to judge me by the enemies I have made.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that you'll do things differently.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
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.
We are in bondage to the law in order that we may be free.
A handful of soldiers is always better than a mouthful of arguments.
Capital is dead labor, which, vampire-like, lives only by sucking living labor, and lives the more, the more labor it sucks.
The way to crush the bourgeoisie is to grind them between the millstones of taxation and inflation.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Appear weak when you are strong, and strong when you are weak.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
While the State exists there can be no freedom; when there is freedom there will be no State.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.