Open to all,
its definitive credo is:
Universal human progress by private and voluntary means.
"Let our ideal be less seizures and more of exchange, less government methods
in business and more business methods in government."
"The course of history shows that as a government grows, liberty
"The word politics is derived from the words "poly" meaning many
and "ticks" meaning blood sucking parasites"
"The only idea they have ever manifested as to what is a government of
consent, is this --- that it is one to which everybody must consent, or be shot."
"They that give up essential liberty to obtain temporary safety, deserve
neither liberty nor safety."
"Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force"
"A society of sheep must in time beget a government of wolves"
"The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its
victims. The most perfect slaves are, therefore, those which blissfully and unawaredly
"In free governments, the rulers are the servants, and the people their
superiors and sovereigns. For the former, therefore, to return among the latter is not to
degrade but to promote them"
"A congressman is a pig. The only way to get his snout from the trough is to
rap it sharply with a stick"
"Arms discourage and keep the invader and plunderer in awe and preserve
order in the world as well as property. Horrid mischief would ensue where the law abiding
deprived the use of them."
"The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to
"The right to be left alone...the right most valued by civilized men"
"Sooner or later all politicians die swallowing their own lies"
"Patriotism means to stand by the country. It does not mean to stand by the
president or any public official, save exactly to the degree he himself stands by the
"Does the government fear us? Or do we fear the government? When the people
fear the government, tyranny has found victory. The federal government is our servant, not
"Their nature...is to argue and procrastinate, yet we persist in electing
lawyers to Congress"
"Liberals can understand everything but people who don't understand
"Most stupid people are conservative, but not all conservatives are
(John Stuart Mill)
"For my part, whatever anguish of spirit it may cost, I am willing to know
the whole truth, to know the worst, and prepare for it."
"Our acts of liberty are our strongest propaganda"
"Americans are so enamoured of equality they would rather be equal in
slavery than unequal in freedom"
(Alexis de Tocqueville)
"Education - compulsory schooling, compulsory learning - is a tyranny and a
crime against the human mind and spirit. Let all those escape it who can, any way they
"To know what you prefer, instead of humbly saying Amen to what the world
tells you you ought to prefer, is to have kept your soul alive"
(Robert Louis Stevenson)
"There is no such thing as a majority right. Only those who understand and
act according to this principle can promote true freedom"
(Harry H. Hoiles)
"The hardest thing in the world to understand is the income tax"
"Democracy is a form of religion, it is the worship of jackals by jack
(H. L. Menken)
"Peace, commerce, and honest freindship with all nations - entangling
alliances with none"
"Government at its best is a necessary evil, and at it's worst an intolerant
"No freeman shall ever be debarred the use of arms."
(Thomas Jefferson, proposal Virginia Constitution, June 1776)
"That the said Constitution shall never be construed to authorize Congress
to infringe the just liberty of the press or the rights of conscience; or to prevent the
people of the United states who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own
"I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to
"You need only reflect that one of the best ways to get yourself a
reputation as a dangerous citizen these days is to go about repeating the very phrases
which our founding fathers used in their struggle for independence."
(C. A. Beard)
Radical Positivists of the world unite, and make it a better place for all!