"I'm a hardcore libertarian - I want everything legal - but I also believe that you have the right to free association."
"I busted a mirror and got seven years bad luck, but my lawyer thinks he can get me five."Penn Jillette on Steven Wright
"Collecting more taxes than is absolutely necessary is legalized robbery."Penn Jillette on Calvin Coolidge
"A successful lawsuit is the one worn by a policeman."Penn Jillette on Robert Frost
"Make crime pay. Become a lawyer."Penn Jillette on Will Rogers
"Justice in the life and conduct of the State is possible only as first it resides in the hearts and souls of the citizens."Penn Jillette on Plato
"Whereas you have someone like Houdini, who works really, really hard to get really, really famous, and then has actual intellectual ideas that he puts into the culture that stay there."
"But it's much more exciting to make Die Hard. One of the reasons that I think that movie is so successful is it deals with those very important blue-collar relationship themes. But it's more visually beautiful to show things blowing up. It just gives you more on the screen."