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Top 46 Most Famous Ron Paul Quotes (LIBERTY)

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“No single person, including the President of the United States, should ever be given the power to make a medical decision for potentially millions of Americans. Freedom over one’s physical person is the most basic freedom of all, and people in a free society should be sovereign over their own bodies. When we give government the power to make medical decisions for us, we in essence accept that the state owns our bodies.”

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Real patriotism is a willingness to challenge the government when it's wrong.
Real patriotism is a willingness to challenge the government when it’s wrong.
One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.
One thing is clear: The Founding Fathers never intended a nation where citizens would pay nearly half of everything they earn to the government.
1913 wasn't a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment, and the IRS.
1913 wasn’t a very good year. 1913 gave us the income tax, the 16th amendment, and the IRS.
Truth is treason in the empire of lies.
Truth is treason in the empire of lies.

“Justifying conscription to promote the cause of liberty is one of the most bizarre notions ever conceived by man! Forced servitude, with the risk of death and serious injury as a price to live free, makes no sense.”

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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.
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.
Foreign aid is taking money from the poor people of a rich country and giving it to the rich people of a poor country.
Foreign aid is taking money from the poor people of a rich country and giving it to the rich people of a poor country.
When one gets in bed with government, one must expect the diseases it spreads.
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.
Setting a good example is a far better way to spread ideals than through force of arms.

15 Ron Paul Quotes on Freedom

“Freedom is not defined by safety. Freedom is defined by the ability of citizens to live without government interference. Government cannot create a world without risks, nor would we really wish to live in such a fictional place. Only a totalitarian society would even claim absolute safety as a worthy ideal, because it would require total state control over its citizens’ lives. Liberty has meaning only if we still believe in it when terrible things happen and a false government security blanket beckons.”

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I am convinced that there are more threats to American liberty within the 10-mile radius of my office on Capitol Hill than there are on the rest of the globe.
I am convinced that there are more threats to American liberty within the 10-mile radius of my office on Capitol Hill than there are on the rest of the globe.

“Governments have nothing. They can’t create anything, they never have. All they can do is steal from one group and give it to another at the destruction of the principles of freedom, and we ought to challenge that concept.”

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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 it not be said that no one cared, that no one objected once it’s realized that our liberties and wealth are in jeopardy.

“There is only one kind of freedom and that’s individual liberty. Our lives come from our creator and our liberty comes from our creator. It has nothing to do with government granting it.”

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Our country's founders cherished liberty, not democracy.
Our country’s founders cherished liberty, not democracy.

“The most basic principle to being a free American is the notion that we as individuals are responsible for our own lives and decisions. We do not have the right to rob our neighbors to make up for our mistakes, neither does our neighbor have any right to tell us how to live, so long as we aren’t infringing on their rights. Freedom to make bad decisions is inherent in the freedom to make good ones. If we are only free to make good decisions, we are not really free.”

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We should respect each other as rational beings by trying to achieve our goals through reason and persuasion rather than threats and coercion.
We should respect each other as rational beings by trying to achieve our goals through reason and persuasion rather than threats and coercion.

“The problem is that democracy is not freedom. Democracy is simply majoritarianism, which is inherently incompatible with real freedom. Our founding fathers clearly understood this.”

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The most important element of a free society, where individual rights are held in the highest esteem, is the rejection of the initiation of violence.
The most important element of a free society, where individual rights are held in the highest esteem, is the rejection of the initiation of violence.

“Rights mean you have a right to your life. You have a right to your liberty, and you should have a right to keep the fruits of your labor….I, in a way, don’t like to use those terms: gay rights, women’s rights, minority rights, religious rights. There’s only one type of right. It’s the right to your liberty.”

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The Founders warned that a free society depends on a virtuous and moral people. The current crisis reflects that their concerns were justified.
The Founders warned that a free society depends on a virtuous and moral people. The current crisis reflects that their concerns were justified.

“We need to understand the more government spends, the more freedom is lost… Instead of simply debating spending levels, we ought to be debating whether the departments, agencies, and programs funded by the budget should exist at all.”

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Libertarians are incapable of being a racist, because racism is a collectivist idea.
Libertarians are incapable of being a racist, because racism is a collectivist idea.

“There is nothing wrong with describing Conservatism as protecting the Constitution, protecting all things that limit government. Government is the enemy of liberty. Government should be very restrained.”

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7 Ron Paul Quotes on the FED and Inflation

“We need to get the government out of the way. Inflation hits the middle class and the poor the most. Those are the people who are losing it. We don’t have enough competition. There’s a doctor monopoly out there. We need alternative health care freely available to the people. They ought to be able to make their own choices and not controlled by the FDA preventing them to use some of the medications.”

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Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger.
Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger.

“When the federal government spends more each year than it collects in tax revenues, it has three choices: It can raise taxes, print money, or borrow money. While these actions may benefit politicians, all three options are bad for average Americans.”

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“Prices are going up. Unemployment continues to go up. And we have not had the necessary correction for the financial bubble created by our Federal Reserve system.”

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Have you noticed the debt is exploding? And it's not all because of Medicare.
Have you noticed the debt is exploding? And it’s not all because of Medicare.

“Deficits mean future tax increases, pure and simple. Deficit spending should be viewed as a tax on future generations, and politicians who create deficits should be exposed as tax hikers.”

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When monetary policy destroys the currency, it always destroys the middle class.
When monetary policy destroys the currency, it always destroys the middle class.

7 Wise Ron Paul Quotes that Will Make You Think (WISDOM)

“The true patriot is motivated by a sense of responsibility and out of self-interest for himself, his family, and the future of his country to resist government abuse of power. He rejects the notion that patriotism means obedience to the state.”

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It is a dangerous notion that we need a government to protect us from ourselves.
It is a dangerous notion that we need a government to protect us from ourselves.

“If we stuck to the Constitution as written, we would have: no federal meddling in our schools; no Federal Reserve; no U.S. membership in the UN; no gun control; and no foreign aid. We would have no welfare for big corporations, or the “poor”; no American troops in 100 foreign countries; no NAFTA, GAT, or “fast-track”; no arrogant federal judges usurping states rights; no attacks on private property; no income tax. We could get rid of most of the agencies, and most of the budget. The government would be small, frugal, and limited.”

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Don't steal - the government hates competition!
Don’t steal – the government hates competition!

“You have to remember, rights don’t come in groups we shouldn’t have ‘gay rights’; rights come as individuals, and we wouldn’t have this major debate going on. It would be behavior that would count, not what person belongs to what group.”

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When we give the government the power to make medical decisions for us, we, in essence, accept that the state owns our bodies.
When we give the government the power to make medical decisions for us, we, in essence, accept that the state owns our bodies.

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.”

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5 Ron Paul Quotes on War

“What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests?”

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It is no coincidence that the century of total war coincided with the century of central banking.
It is no coincidence that the century of total war coincided with the century of central banking.
Terror is a tactic. We can not wage 'war' against a tactic.
Terror is a tactic. We can not wage ‘war’ against a tactic.
If you sacrifice liberty for security, you will lose both.
If you sacrifice liberty for security, you will lose both.
Legitimate use of violence can only be that which is required in self-defense.
Legitimate use of violence can only be that which is required in self-defense.

2 Ron Paul Quotes on Revolution

Believe me, the intellectual revolution is going on, and that has to come first before you see the political changes. That's where I'm very optimistic.
Believe me, the intellectual revolution is going on, and that has to come first before you see the political changes. That’s where I’m very optimistic.
Let the revolution begin.
Let the revolution begin.

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