Liberty Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Liberty

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The bourgeois prefers comfort to pleasure, convenience to liberty, and a pleasant temperature to the deathly inner consuming fire.
~By Hermann Hesse ~


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


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


Liberty is the most precious gift we offer our citizens.
~By Tom Ridge ~


Let us prize our freedom; but not use our liberty for a cloak of maliciousness.
~By Jonathan Mayhew ~


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


Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are inevitably ruined.
~By Patrick Henry ~


Therefore, if God existed, only in one way could he serve human liberty - by ceasing to exist.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


We believe. We believe in our destiny as a nation. We believe we have been called to do good, to spread the blessings of liberty and encourage the sense of trust upon which free societies depend.
~By Tony Snow ~


This nation was conceived in liberty and dedicated to the principle - among others - that honest men may honestly disagree; that if they all say what they think, a majority of the people will be able to distinguish truth from error.
~By Elmer Davis ~


To preserve liberty it is essential that the whole body of people always possess arms and be taught alike, especially when young, how to use them.
~By Richard Henry Lee ~


Libertarians recognize the inevitable pluralism of the modern world and for that reason assert that individual liberty is at least part of the common good.
~By Tom G. Palmer ~


It is true that liberty is precious; so precious that it must be carefully rationed.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


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


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.
~By Roger Nash Baldwin ~


I like to walk about among the beautiful things that adorn the world; but private wealth I should decline, or any sort of personal possessions, because they would take away my liberty.
~By George Santayana ~


I want children, but at the moment the liberty I have now finally, has a far too high value.
~By Gabriela Sabatini ~


Free people, remember this maxim: we may acquire liberty, but it is never recovered if it is once lost.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


The universe moves in the direction of Liberty.
~By Michael Novak ~


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


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.
~By Aristotle ~


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


Beware how you trifle with your marvelous inheritance, this great land of ordered liberty, for if we stumble and fall, freedom and civilization everywhere will go down in ruin.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


We shall never achieve harmony with land, any more than we shall achieve absolute justice or liberty for people. In these higher aspirations, the important thing is not to achieve but to strive.
~By Aldo Leopold ~


In every man there is an instinctive and passionate reaction if his person or liberty is attacked.
~By Arthur Keith ~


Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
~By George Washington ~


There is no liberty, if the power of judging be not separated from the legislative and executive powers.
~By Henry Middleton ~


If we really want liberty - if we really want liberty - then we need to go out and get it, we need to take it, because nobody is going to give it to us. And we need to do it now.
~By Michael Badnarik ~


If vice and corruption prevail, liberty cannot subsist; but if virtue have the advantage, arbitrary power cannot be established.
~By Algernon Sidney ~


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


It appears first, that liberty is a natural, and government an adventitious right, because all men were originally free.
~By Thomas Clarkson ~


Liberty is the only thing you can't have unless you give it to others.
~By William Allen White ~


The deadliest foe of democracy is not autocracy but liberty frenzied.
~By Otto Hermann Kahn ~


Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show you the country in which there is no liberty.
~By Samuel Gompers ~


I say, traitors; as some men live upon the reward of treachery, for their quiet and liberty; if it may be called a liberty, as it is redeemed with the betraying of the interest of Christ, and the blood of His people.
~By Donald Cargill ~


Every one of our greatest national treasures, our liberty, enterprise, vitality, wealth, military power, global authority, flow from a surprising source: our ability to give thanks.
~By Tony Snow ~


It will appear evident upon attentive consideration that equality of intellectual and physical advantages is the only sure foundation of liberty, and that such equality may best, and perhaps only, be obtained by a union of interests and cooperation in labor.
~By Francis Wright ~


What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty.
~By John Ruskin ~


There can be but little liberty on earth while men worship a tyrant in heaven.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Our religion is itself profoundly sad - a religion of universal anguish, and one which, because of its very catholicity, grants full liberty to the individual and asks no better than to be celebrated in each man's own language - so long as he knows anguish and is a painter.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


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


I've flown out of character so many times. In that sense I've been lucky, because I've been given the liberty to do just about anything I've wanted to do in my lifetime.
~By June Carter Cash ~


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.
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


A country cannot subsist well without liberty, nor liberty without virtue.
~By Daniel Webster ~


He who desires to worship God must harbor no childish illusions about the matter but bravely renounce his liberty and humanity.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, 'Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.' She's got a baseball bat and yelling, 'You want a piece of me?'
~By Robin Williams ~


By nature all men are equal in liberty, but not in other endowments.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Man's liberty ends, and it ought to end, when that liberty becomes the curse of its neighbors.
~By Frederic William Farrar ~


The selfless actions of these heroes have removed them from their families, businesses and homeland to fight, so that others may experience the liberty awaiting our troops upon safe return to America.
~By Jim Walsh ~


The contest for ages has been to rescue liberty from the grasp of executive power.
~By Daniel Webster ~


I claim for Canada this, that in future Canada shall be at liberty to act or not act, to interfere or not interfere, to do just as she pleases, and that she shall reserve to herself the right to judge whether or not there is cause for her to act.
~By Wilfrid Laurier ~


Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth.
~By George Washington ~


Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end.
~By Lord Acton ~


Man is free; yet we must not suppose that he is at liberty to do everything he pleases, for he becomes a slave the moment he allows his actions to be ruled by passion.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty.
~By Jose Rizal ~


In this context, the church supports and favors every effort today to seek the full development of the personality of all human beings, and to promote their fundamental rights, their dignity and liberty.
~By Claudio Hummes ~


Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us.
~By Benjamin Rush ~


Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Life without Liberty is far worse than death.
~By Hamid Karzai ~


But poets were not considered dangerous and they were advised to exercise self-censorship. At most, poets were requested not to write at all. I took advantage of this negative liberty.
~By Eugenio Montale ~


Where the state begins, individual liberty ceases, and vice versa.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


There is nothing that I shudder at more than the idea of a separation of the Union. Should such an event ever happen, which I fervently pray God to avert, from that date I view our liberty gone.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty.
~By John Lothrop Motley ~


Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
~By Charles de Montesquieu ~


From this bestial view that the human mind consists of only sense certainty, pleasure and pain, Locke developed an equally bestial theory of the nation. Man originally existed in a State of Nature of complete liberty.
~By Robert Trout ~


If technology has finally caught up with individual liberty, why would anyone who loves freedom want to rethink that?
~By Matt Drudge ~


We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty.
~By Daniel Webster ~


Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty.
~By Algernon Sydney ~


Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


Unity in things Necessary, Liberty in things Unnecessary, and Charity in all.
~By Richard Baxter ~


It is harder to preserve than to obtain liberty.
~By John C. Calhoun ~


Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos.
~By Will Durant ~


In a tribal organization, even in time of peace, service to tribe or state predominates over all self seeking; in war, service for the tribe or state becomes supreme, and personal liberty is suspended.
~By Arthur Keith ~


Whether in chains or in laurels, liberty knows nothing but victories.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


When people contend for their liberty they seldom get anything for their victory, but new masters.
~By Edward F. Halifax ~


There can be no liberty without the law.
~By Cecil B. DeMille ~


Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


And you have to remember that I came to America as an immigrant. You know, on a ship, through the Statue of Liberty. And I saw that skyline, not just as a representation of steel and concrete and glass, but as really the substance of the American Dream.
~By Daniel Libeskind ~


Individuality is the aim of political liberty. By leaving the citizen as much freedom of action and of being as comports with order and the rights of others, the institutions render him truly a freeman. He is left to pursue his means of happiness in his own manner.
~By James F. Cooper ~


In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity.
~By Anne Baxter ~


Liberty has restraints but no frontiers.
~By David Lloyd George ~


Whether we are New Dealer, Old Dealer, Liberty Leaguer or Red, whether we agree or not, we still have the right to think and speak how we feel.
~By Lyndon B. Johnson ~


Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


The law, which restrains a man from doing mischief to his fellow citizens, though it diminishes the natural, increases the civil liberty of mankind.
~By William Blackstone ~


Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
~By George Washington ~


It is a universal truth that the loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or pretended, from abroad.
~By James Madison ~


And when they do spin out of control there are important ramifications that affect America, not just its direct national interest but its broader interests as a nation which has thought of itself as a beacon to other nations, of freedom, liberty, democracy, whatever.
~By John Pomfret ~


Order without liberty and liberty without order are equally destructive.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


But we know that the very God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time. And sometimes we're called upon to defend both life and liberty - God's blessings to Americans, and indeed, to all of His creation.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


It is a clear truth that those who every day barter away other men's liberty will soon care little for their own.
~By James Otis ~


To force a man to pay for the violation of his own liberty is indeed an addition of insult to injury.
~By Benjamin Tucker ~


Give me liberty or give me a bran muffin!
~By Colin Mochrie ~


The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right.
~By Learned Hand ~


This young century will be liberty's century.
~By George W. Bush ~


Socialism values equality more than liberty.
~By Dennis Prager ~


Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!
~By James Monroe ~


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.
~By Ron Paul ~


As long as our government is administered for the good of the people, and is regulated by their will; as long as it secures to us the rights of persons and of property, liberty of conscience and of the press, it will be worth defending.
~By Andrew Jackson ~

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May 20 ,2022
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