"Aggression is simply another name for government."
"A wise and frugal Government, which shall restrain men from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government, and this is necessary to close the circlue of our felicities."Benjamin Tucker on Thomas Jefferson
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."Benjamin Tucker on Winston Churchill
"I hope we shall crush in its birth the aristocracy of our monied corporations which dare already to challenge our government to a trial by strength, and bid defiance to the laws of our country."Benjamin Tucker on Thomas Jefferson
"Government is not reason it is not eloquent it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master."Benjamin Tucker on George Washington
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil in its worst state, an intolerable one."Benjamin Tucker on Thomas Paine
"One thing, however, is sure, - that in all cases the effort should be to impose all the cost of repairing the wrong upon the doer of the wrong. This alone is real justice, and of course such justice is necessarily free."
"Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth."
"Almost the only persons who may be said to comprehend even approximately the significance, principles, and purposes of Socialism are the chief leaders of the extreme wings of the Socialistic forces, and perhaps a few of the money kings themselves."