The general tendency of things throughout the world is to render mediocrity the ascendant power among mankind.
Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes
Universal education is the most corroding and disintegrating poison that liberalism has ever invented for its own destruction.
He who talks more is sooner exhausted.
The defence of our rights and our dignity, as well as efforts never to let ourselves to be overcome by the feeling of hatred - this is the road we have chosen.
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
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.
The way to gain a good reputation is to endeavor to be what you desire to appear.
He has all of the virtues I dislike and none of the vices I admire.
Wise men say nothing in dangerous times.
The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property
No government can be long secure without a formidable opposition.
Give us the child for 8 years and it will be a Bolshevik forever.
If you ever injected truth into politics you would have no politics.
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people.
Power over others is weakness disguised as strength.
Diplomacy is the art of saying 'nice doggie' until you can find a rock.
Nothing is more difficult, and therefore more precious, than to be able to decide.
Liberty does not exist in the absence of morality.
One revolution is like one cocktail, it just gets you organized for the next.