I don’t want to run your life, I don’t know how to run your life, I don’t have the authority to run your life, and the Constitution doesn’t permit me to run your life.
Government should never be able to do anything you can’t do. If you can’t steal from your neighbor, you can’t send the government to steal for you.
Government does not create resources when it taxes people and prints money; it merely redistributes the wealth.
When the goal of political action is no longer the defense of liberty, no word other than demagoguery can describe the despicable nature of politics.
History has shown that the masses have been quite receptive to the promises of authoritarians which are rarely if ever fulfilled.
It is a dangerous notion that we need a government to protect us from ourselves.
It’s amazing that people don’t understand that the more the market is involved and the smaller the government, the lower the price, the better the distribution, and the higher the quality.
Freedom is living without government coercion. So when a politician talks about freedom for this group or that, ask yourself whether he is advocating more government action or less.
It is no coincidence that the century of total war coincided with the century of central banking.
Don’t steal — the government hates competition!