• "The paradox seems to be, as Socrates demonstrated long ago, that the truly free individual is free only to the extent of his own self-mastery. While those who will not govern themselves are condemned to find masters to govern over them."
  • "The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right."
  • "I have sworn upon the altar of God, eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man."
  • "Once you’ve truly controlled your own fate, for better or for worse, you’ll never let anyone else tell you what to do."
  • "A taste of freedom can make you unemployable."