What distinguishes the majority of men from the few is their inability to act according to their beliefs.
A government is the most dangerous threat to man's rights: it holds a legal monopoly on the use of physical force against legally disarmed victims.
When I am abroad, I always make it a rule never to criticize or attack the government of my own country. I make up for lost time when I come home.
Say what you have to say and the first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending - sit down.
We, and all others who believe in freedom as deeply as we do, would rather die on our feet than live on our knees
When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser.
Before you can control conditions, you must first control yourself.
Democracy means government by the uneducated, while aristocracy means government by the badly educated.
Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
The heart of a fool is in his mouth, but the mouth of a wise man is in his heart.
The most effective way to destroy people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.
A party of order or stability, and a party of progress or reform, are both necessary elements of a healthy state of political life.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Everything we see in the world is the creative work of women.
A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
The whole history of the world is summed up in the fact that, when nations are strong, they are not always just, and when they wish to be just, they are no longer strong.
Every unpunished murder takes away something from the security of every man's life.
It has been said that politics is the second oldest profession. I have learned that it bears a striking resemblance to the first.
Example is leadership.