No one ever teaches well who wants to teach, or governs well who wants to govern.
If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed
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.
Confronted with the choice, the American people would choose the policeman's truncheon over the anarchist's bomb.
Opportunities multiply as they are seized.
Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.
Politics is more dangerous than war, for in war you are only killed once.
Example is leadership.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them.
We have the means and the capacity to deal with our problems, if only we can find the political will.
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.
Capitalists are no more capable of self-sacrifice than a man is capable of lifting himself up by his own bootstraps.
It is hardly possible to build anything if frustration, bitterness and a mood of helplessness prevail.
Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.
You show me a capitalist, and I'll show you a bloodsucker
Politics is not a bad profession. If you succeed there are many rewards, if you disgrace yourself you can always write a book.
I'm not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.
Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.