85 Libertarian Party Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Libertarian Party Quotes (Best in 2024)

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Liberals want the government to be your Mommy. Conservatives want government to be your Daddy. Libertarians want it to treat you like an adult. — Andre Marrou

The Labor Party is a party of conviction. The Liberal Party is a party of convenience. — Paul Keating

Democracy and liberty are not the same. Democracy is little more than mob rule, while liberty refers to the sovereignty of the individual. — Walter E. Williams

The real division is not between conservatives and revolutionaries but between authoritarians and libertarians. — George Orwell

Liberty is the right not to lie. — Albert Camus

Liberty is liberty, not equality or fairness or justice or human happiness or a quiet conscience. — Isaiah Berlin

A liberal is someone who feels a great debt to his fellow man, which debt he proposes to pay off with your money. — G. Gordon Liddy

Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end. — Lord Acton

A Green Party candidate would be very different from a Democrat or Republican and should be heard. — Peter Camejo

There is a price tag on human liberty. That price is the willingness to assume the responsibilities of being free men. Payment of this price is a personal matter with each of us. — James Monroe

Short Libertarian Party Quotes

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  • It is dangerous to be right in matters where established men are wrong. — Voltaire
  • [Our Constitution] is an instrument for the people to restrain the government. — Patrick Henry
  • Civil disobedience becomes a sacred duty when the state becomes lawless or corrupt. — Mahatma Gandhi
  • When freedom is outlawed, only outlaws will be free. — Tom Robbins
  • It is much more important to kill bad bills than to pass good ones. — Calvin Coolidge
  • The Libertarian Party is a shameful party — Dennis Prager
  • Beloved friends and comrades... the national Libertarian Party is dead. — L. Neil Smith
  • Time is the only thing you can't buy. — Nicole Lapin
  • Truth and news are not the same thing. — Katharine Graham
  • I wish the Libertarian Party would get more play in the media but they don't. — Glenn Danzig
Libertarian party quote Whether we or our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals a
Whether we or our politicians know it or not, Nature is party to all our deals and decisions, and she has more votes, a longer memory, and a sterner sense of justice than we do.

Libertarian Quotes

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Ideas are more powerful than guns. We would not let our enemies have guns, why should we let them have ideas. — Joseph Stalin

Education is a weapon the effect of which is determined by the hands which wield it, by who is to be struck down. — Joseph Stalin

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A Bill of Rights that means what the majority wants it to mean is worthless. — Antonin Scalia

Libertarian party quote A party without a cake is just a meeting.
A party without a cake is just a meeting.

Everything the State says is a lie, and everything it has it has stolen. — Friedrich Nietzsche

Tyranny is defined as that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry. — Unknown Author

All political power comes from the barrel of a gun. The communist party must command all the guns, that way, no guns can ever be used to command the party. — Mao Zedong

Libertarian party quote Whatever we accomplish belongs to our entire group, a tribute to our combined ef
Whatever we accomplish belongs to our entire group, a tribute to our combined effort.

A nation of sheep will beget a government of wolves. — Edward R. Murrow

I would permit no man, no matter what his colour might be, to narrow and degrade my soul by making me hate him. — Booker T. Washington

Make yourself sheep and the wolves will eat you. — Benjamin Franklin

But let me offer you my definition of social justice: I keep what I earn and you keep what you earn. Do you disagree? Well then tell me how much of what I earn belongs to you - and why? — Walter E. Williams

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Prior to capitalism, the way people amassed great wealth was by looting, plundering and enslaving their fellow man. Capitalism made it possible to become wealthy by serving your fellow man. — Walter E. Williams

How ever sugarcoated and ambiguous, every form of authoritarianism must start with a belief in some group's greater right to power, whether that right is justified by sex, race, religion or all four. — Gloria Steinem

Foreign aid goes from poor people in rich countries to rich people in poor countries. — Rand Paul

The great rule of conduct for us, in regard to foreign nations, is, in extending our commercial relations, to have with them as little political connection as possible. — George Washington

War is the Health of the State. — Randolph Bourne

Governments harangue about deficits to get more revenue so they can spend more. — Allan H. Meltzer

When a legislature undertakes to proscribe the exercise of a citizen's constitutional right to free speech, it acts lawlessly; and the citizen can take matters into his own hands and proceed on the basis that such a law is no law at all. — William O. Douglas

The standard of living of the common man is higher in those countries which have the greatest number of wealthy entrepreneurs. — Ludwig von Mises

If you wish to know how libertarians regard the State and any of its acts, simply think of the State as a criminal band, and all of the libertarian attitudes will logically fall into place. — Murray Rothbard

He who controls the past controls the future. — Lao Tzu

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More Libertarian Party Quotes

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First they came for the Jews, but I did nothing because I'm not a Jew. Then they came for the socialists, but I did nothing because I'm not a socialist. Then they came for the Catholics, but I did nothing because I'm not a Catholic. Finally, they came for me, but by then there was no one left to help me. — Martin Niemoller

The government was set to protect man from criminals, and the Constitution was written to protect man from the government. — Ayn Rand

Mankind will in time discover that unbridled majorities are as tyrannical and cruel as unlimited despots. — John Adams

Alcohol didn't cause the high crime rates of the '20s and '30s, Prohibition did. And drugs do not cause today's alarming crime rates, but drug prohibition does. — James Carriger Paine

Nothing can destroy a government more quickly than its failure to observe its own laws, or worse, its disregard of the charter of its own existence. — Tom C. Clark

What the government is good at is collecting taxes, taking away your freedoms and killing people. It's not good at much else. — Tom Clancy

Here's your enemy for this week, the government says. And some gullible Americans click their heels and salute - often without knowing who or even where the enemy of the week is. — Charley Reese

Vices are simply the errors which a man makes in his search after his own happiness. Unlike crimes, they imply no malice toward others, and no interference with their persons or property. — Lysander Spooner

Democracy has proved only that the best way to gain power over people is to assure the people that they are ruling themselves. Once they believe that, they make wonderfully submissive slaves. — Joseph Sobran

The people cannot delegate to government the power to do anything which would be unlawful for them to do themselves. — John Locke

The ultimate touchstone of constitutionality is the Constitution itself, and not what we have said about it. — Felix Frankfurter

This country is a one-party country. Half of it is called Republican and half is called Democrat. It doesn't make any difference. All the really good ideas belong to the Libertarians. — Hugh Downs

It is easier for a political party to attain national ballot status in Russia today than it is for the Libertarian party or the Green party to get on the ballot in, say, Pennsylvania. — Justin Raimondo

There is no use in deceiving ourselves. American public opinion rejects the market economy, the capitalistic free enterprise system that provided the nation with the highest standard of living ever attained. Full government control of all activities of the individual is virtually the goal of both national parties. — Ludwig von Mises

But Friedman seemed to share Friedrich Hayek's extreme and inaccurate view that socialism of the sort that Britain embraced under the old Labour Party was incompatible with democracy, and I don't think that there is a good theoretical or empirical basis for that view. The Road to Serfdom flunks the test of accuracy of prediction! — Richard Posner

Let's run through the various ways they're trying to marginalize the Green Party and even the Libertarian Party. One way is to keep you off the mass media. — Ralph Nader

Many people, improperly, lump together libertarians and the Tea Parties. That's really wrong. Many of the libertarians are physicists, and many of the Tea Party people don't bathe. There's really not much in common there! — Alan Grayson

There comes a time when a moral man can't obey a law which his conscience tells him is unjust. — Martin Luther King, Jr.

The war for freedom will never really be won because the price of freedom is constant vigilance over ourselves and over our Government. — Eleanor Roosevelt

For libertarians, freedom entails the right of people to live their lives any way they choose, so long as their conduct is peaceful. For conservatives, freedom entails the right of government to do just about anything it wants, even if its conduct is violent. — Jacob G. Hornberger

I find it perfectly consistent for libertarians to operate on the municipal or county level, where they are close to the people and where they may have a party or a federation that is made up of the social institutions, the residual social institutions that still remain, over and beyond what the State has managed to preempt and absorb. — Murray Bookchin

The only organized political party with a Christian vision of morality is the Libertarian Party. — Walter E. Williams

The Libertarian Party holds that same-sex marriages are an individual issue and that the government has no right to determine with whom a person should have a relationship. — Michael Badnarik

Adam Smith's key insight was that both parties to an exchange can benefit and that, so long as cooperation is strictly voluntary, no exchange can take place unless both parties do benefit. — Milton Friedman

It would be thought a hard government that should tax its people one tenth part. — Benjamin Franklin

It is not the business of government to make men virtuous or religious, or to preserve the fool from the consequences of his own folly. — Henry George

I believe in the platform of the Libertarian party, which is different from that of the other two parties and I believe that it would be good for the country if the Libertarians were - had a seat at the table to speak truth to power of the other two parties, which now have this monopoly in Washington. Having said that, I'm not taking back anything I said about the massive difference between the two establishment party candidates. — William Weld

I've been on the left of the Party since I joined it about 1934 and I haven't seen much reason for altering... I have always been a strong libertarian both inside the Labour Party and outside... what I want to seek to do over a period of course is to establish a Socialist society. — Michael Foot

The error is in the assumption that the General Government is a party to the constitutional compact. The States ... formed the compact, acting as sovereign and independent communities. — John C. Calhoun

Economic libertarians and Christian evangelicals, united by their common enemy, are strange bedfellows in today's Republican party, just as the two Georges - the archconservative Wallace and the uberliberal McGovern - found themselves in the same Democratic Party in 1972. — Steven Pinker

It's nice to have a lot of people in the field. Independent, third party, Libertarian, Reform and other party candidates can do what they want to do. I welcome them to the race. — John Murray

I think the Republican Party has changed. I think our politics have changed. The parties have deteriorated in their strength. They decentralized. We have these new super PACs and outside organizations and the Tea Party, a libertarian movement in the Republican Party. It's very different. And I think these Republicans now are very scared. — Stuart Rothenberg

I suppose the Green Party doesn't care for the anti-civil libertarian provisions of the notoriously named Patriot Act, invading privacy, and being able to search your home, and not tell you for 72 hours. — Ralph Nader

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