One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.
Truth is treason in the empire of lies.
I'm convinced that you never have to give up liberties to be safe. I think you're less safe when you give up your liberties.
When one gets in bed with government, one must expect the diseases it spreads.
Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms.
Don't steal - the government hates competition!
Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger.
It is no coincidence that the century of total war coincided with the century of central banking.
Let it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.
Let the revolution begin.
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.
Real patriotism is a willingness to challenge the government when it’s wrong.
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.
It is a dangerous notion that we need a government to protect us from ourselves.
History has shown that the masses have been quite receptive to the promises of authoritarians which are rarely if ever fulfilled.
The number one responsibility for each of us is to change ourselves with hope that others will follow.
Speak up, speak often and don’t worry about those that at this point cannot understand as they can never un-hear what we tell them.
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.
When we give government the power to make medical decisions for us, we in essence accept that the state owns our bodies.
Government does not create resources when it taxes people and prints money; it merely redistributes the wealth.
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.
While I oppose most gun control proposals, there is one group of Americans I do believe should be disarmed: federal agents.
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.
1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment and the IRS.
I'm worried that the government might kill Edward Snowden with a drone. --Ron Paul
I see the Bush Doctrine as an American-style “enabling act,” giving dictatorial powers to any sitting president.
Patriotism never demands obedience to the state but rather obedience to the principles of liberty.
A free society acknowledges that authority over education begins with the family. I am not saying that a free society grants that authority. I do not believe that such authority is delegated by society.
The state cannot get a cent for any man without taking it from some other man, and this latter must be a man who has produced and saved it. This latter is the Forgotten Man.
For the same reason a disease cannot be cured by more of the germ that caused it, the inflation and debt accumulation of the Obama years will not inflate our way out of it.
Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through the force of arms