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Positive Quotes about Liberty

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Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

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They who can give up essential liberty
to obtain a little temporary safety
deserve neither liberty nor safety.
- Benjamin Franklin

He who knows only his own side of the case, knows little of that.
- John Stuart Mill, On Liberty (1859)

Those who won our independence...
valued liberty as an end and as a means.
They believed liberty to be the secret of happiness
and courage to be the secret of liberty.
- Louis D. Brandeis

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It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious
liberty from a room of silent,
thoughtful schoolchildren.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Timid men prefer the calm of despotism
to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

Seek freedom and become captive of your desires.
Seek discipline and find your liberty.
- Frank Herbert

 

Fourscore and seven years ago
our fathers brought forth on this continent,
a new nation, conceived in Liberty,
and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.
- Abraham Lincoln

Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

The tree of liberty needs to be watered from time to
time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
- Lyn Nofziger

I must study politics and war that my sons may have
liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
- John Adams

True justice is not a matter of courts and law books,
but of a commitment in each of us to liberty and mutual respect.
- Jimmy Carter

Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
- Khalil Gibran

When the people fear their government, there is tyranny;
when the government fears the people, there is liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

In every country and every age,
the priest had been hostile to Liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time
with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
- Thomas Jefferson

Disobedience is the true foundation of liberty.
The obedient must be slaves.
- Henry David Thoreau

Equality is the soul of liberty; there is,
in fact, no liberty without it.
- Frances Wright

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
- Edward Everett

I would rather be exposed to
the inconveniences attending too much liberty
than those attending too small a degree of it.
- Thomas Jefferson

It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself,
to resist invasions of it in the case of others:
or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
- Thomas Jefferson

The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
- Thomas Jefferson

We are not to expect to be translated from
despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
- Thomas Jefferson

If liberty and equality, as is thought by some,
are chiefly to be found in democracy,
they will be best attained when all persons alike share
in government to the utmost.
- Aristotle

Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
- Douglas MacArthur

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people ...
They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
- Thomas Jefferson

I am an aristocrat.
I love liberty; I hate equality.
- John Randolph

The god who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time:
the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them.
- Thomas Jefferson

The natural progress of things is for liberty
to yield and government to gain ground.
- Thomas Jefferson

The slavery of fear had made men afraid to think.
But such is the irresistible nature of truth,
that all it asks, and all it wants, is the liberty of appearing.
- Thomas Paine, Rights of Man, 1791

Toleration and liberty are the foundations of a great republic.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

But such is the irresistable nature of truth,
that all it asks, and all it wants is the liberty of appearing.
- Thomas Paine

Liberty is the proper end and object of authority,
and cannot subsist without it; and it is liberty to that which is good,
just, and honest.
- John Winthrop

A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare.
- Bainbridge Colby

Having federal officials, whether judges,
bureaucrats, or congressmen, impose a new definition
of marriage on the people is an act of social engineering
profoundly hostile to liberty.
- Ron Paul

To deprive a man of his natural liberty
and to deny to him the ordinary amenities of life
is worse then starving the body;
it is starvation of the soul, the dweller in the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The Pledge of Allegiance says, "liberty and justice for all".
- Pat Schroeder

Liberty, freedom and democracy are very fuzzy words,
but human rights is very specific.
- Joichi Ito

We need international support so that our people live a life of normality,
of dignity, of liberty and freedom.
I hope that our cry for freedom may be heard.
- Mahmoud Abbas

The proper balance between individual liberty and central
authority is a very ancient problem.
- Arthur Keith

Liberty, according to my metaphysics is a self-determining
power in an intellectual agent.
It implies thought and choice and power.
- John Adams

A mind at liberty to reflect on its own observations,
if it produce nothing useful to the world,
seldom fails of entertainment to itself.
- George Berkeley

Give me the liberty to know, to utter,
and to argue freely according to conscience,
above all liberties.
- John Milton

The loss of liberty which must attend being a wife
was of all things the most horrible to my imagination.
- Sarah Fielding

Do people really want liberty, equality,
fraternity? Is it not some manner of speaking?
- Krzysztof Kieslowski

Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals,
seems only to pass into excess of slavery.
- Plato

I dare not exercise personal liberty if it infringes
on the liberty of others.
- Billy Sunday

In my youth I stressed freedom, and in my old age I stress order.
I have made the great discovery that liberty is a product of order.
- Will Durant

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty,
that makes human nature rise above itself,
in acts of bravery and heroism.
- Alexander Hamilton

Well, we can't afford blindness anymore.
There are tens of thousands of thugs who loathe liberty and love death,
and want to annihilate Western civilization.
- Tony Snow

I grew up like a neglected weed - ignorant of liberty,
having no experience of it.
- Harriet Tubman

When the American spirit was in its youth,
the language of America was different:
Liberty,
sir, was the primary object.
- Patrick Henry

Liberty lies in the hearts of men and women;
when it dies there,
no constitution, no law, no court can save it.
- Learned Hand

Liberty, not communism, is the most contagious force in the world.
- Earl Warren

Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life,
for without it life is insupportable.
- Miguel de Cervantes

When liberty is mentioned, we must always be careful
to observe whether it is not really the assertion of
private interests which is thereby designated.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Liberty is the right of every man to be honest,
to think and to speak without hypocrisy.
- Jose Marti

This submission is a restraint of liberty,
but could be of no effect as to the good intended,
unless it were general; nor general,
unless it were natural.
- Algernon Sydney

Life and liberty can be as much endangered from illegal
methods used to convict those thought to be criminals
as from the actual criminals themselves.
- Earl Warren

Do not be misled by the fact that you are at liberty and relatively free;
that for the moment you are not under lock and key:
you have simply been granted a reprieve.
- Ryszard Kapuscinski

A free spirit takes liberties even with liberty itself.
- Francis Picabia

Empire and liberty.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Men who are scandalized at the lack of freedom in Russia
do not ask themselves how real is liberty among the poor,
the weak, and the ignorant in capitalist society.
- Emily Greene Balch

Humanity has won its battle.
Liberty now has a country.
- Marquis de Lafayette

There are men who strike at liberty under the term licentiousness.
- Jonathan Mayhew

The ideology of capitalism makes us all into connoisseurs of liberty -
of the indefinite expansion of possibility.
- Susan Sontag

For scholarship - if it is to be scholarship -
requires,
in addition to liberty, that the truth take precedence
over all sectarian interests,
including self-interest.
- John Charles Polanyi

I regard the principle of conscription of life as a
flat contradiction of all our cherished ideals of individual freedom,
democratic liberty and Christian teaching.
- Roger Nash Baldwin

The desire for security must be balanced with our regard for liberty.
- Samuel Schmid

Throughout the day no time for memorandums now.
Go ahead!
Liberty and independence forever.
- Davy Crockett


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