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Americans want our leaders to defend our values, our culture, our legacy of liberty and our way of life, not apologize.
~By Christine O'Donnell ~


To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration of justice and protection of liberty.
~By Stephen Breyer ~


I had reasoned this out in my mind, there was one of two things I had a right to, liberty or death; if I could not have one, I would have the other.
~By Harriet Tubman ~


What difference does it make to the dead, the orphans, and the homeless, whether the mad destruction is wrought under the name of totalitarianism or the holy name of liberty or democracy?
~By Mohandas Gandhi ~


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


I am often reminded that the wellspring of Vermont liberty flows from Main Street, not State Street.
~By James H. Douglas ~


If liberty has any meaning it means freedom to improve.
~By Philip Wylie ~


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


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


In the early centuries of Islam, the great schools of Islamic jurisprudence were built upon the above principles. Basic to all their legal systems they developed the doctrine that liberty is the fundamental basis of law.
~By Aly Khan ~


The liberty of the Press is the Palladium of all the civil, political and religious rights of an Englishman.
~By Junius ~


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 ~


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


In time, all of Korea will be united in liberty.
~By Richard Perle ~


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


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


So long as you do not achieve social liberty, whatever freedom is provided by the law is of no avail to you.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


Every friend of freedom must be as revolted as I am by the prospect of turning the United States into an armed camp, by the vision of jails filled with casual drug users and of an army of enforcers empowered to invade the liberty of citizens on slight evidence.
~By Milton Friedman ~


It is a misfortune that necessity has induced men to accord greater license to this formidable engine, in order to obtain liberty, than can be borne with less important objects in view; for the press, like fire, is an excellent servant, but a terrible master.
~By James F. Cooper ~


The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields.
~By Joe Barton ~


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


I want anyone who believes in life, liberty, pursuit of happiness to succeed. And I want any force, any person, any element of an overarching Big Government that would stop your success, I want that organization, that element or that person to fail. I want you to succeed.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


IT has been observed by several gentlemen, in vindication of this motion, that if it should be carried, neither my life, liberty, nor estate will be affected.
~By Robert Walpole ~


The revolutionary government is the despotism of liberty against tyranny.
~By Georg Buchner ~


If you think of 'Liberty Valance' or 'The Searchers,' there are moments in there that you'll never, ever forget... And it does not matter what century you are from.
~By Kevin Costner ~


I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty.
~By Phaedrus ~


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


There is no such thing as liberty. You only change one sort of domination for another. All we can do is to choose our master.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Today is a celebration of hope for the Iraqi people. The Iraqi people can now take control of their government and their future by creating a society that protects the rights endowed to us by our creator - life, liberty and freedom.
~By Jim DeMint ~


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 history of liberty has largely been the history of the observance of procedural safeguards.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


By our form of government, the Christian religion is the established religion; and all sects and denominations of Christians are placed upon the same equal footing, and are equally entitled to protection in their religious liberty.
~By Samuel Chase ~


America, 5 years after this brutal attack, is testament that a Nation conceived in liberty and equality will endure. It is a triumph of millions of Americans but it is also the triumph of an idea larger than any one person, larger than any one nation.
~By Nick Rahall ~


Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
~By Henry B. Adams ~


The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


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 ~


Among a people generally corrupt liberty cannot long exist.
~By Edmund Burke ~


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 ~


Listen, when you take my liberty away, you've taken away more-something more precious than life. I mean, what good is a life without liberty? Huh? None.
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


I keep telling myself to calm down, to take less of an interest in things and not to get so excited, but I still care a lot about liberty, freedom of speech and expression, and fairness in journalism.
~By Kate Adie ~


NAFTA and GATT have about as much to do with free trade as the Patriot Act has to do with liberty.
~By Michael Badnarik ~


The planter, the farmer, the mechanic, and the laborer... form the great body of the people of the United States, they are the bone and sinew of the country men who love liberty and desire nothing but equal rights and equal laws.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


When the legislative and executive powers are united in the same person, or in the same body of magistrates, there can be no liberty; because apprehensions may arise, lest the same monarch or senate should enact tyrannical laws, to execute them in a tyrannical manner.
~By Charles de Secondat ~


The liberty of man consists solely in this, that he obeys the laws of nature because he has himself recognized them as such, and not because they have been imposed upon him externally by any foreign will whatsoever, human or divine, collective or individual.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


If you pinch the sea of its liberty, though it be walls of stone or brass, it will beat them down.
~By John Cotton ~


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


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 ~


Of all the enemies of public liberty, war is perhaps the most to be dreaded, because it comprises and develops the germ of every other.
~By James Madison ~


Our moneyed men have ruled us for the past thirty years. Under the flag of the slaveholder they hoped to destroy our liberty.
~By Denis Kearney ~


I therefore beg that you would indulge me with the liberty of declining the arduous trust.
~By Christopher Gadsden ~


The liberty of the individual is a necessary postulate of human progress.
~By Ernest Renan ~


If we hold true to our ideals and our commitment to freedom, this generation of servicemen and women will have extended liberty to the Iraqi people, just as previous generations of Americans have all across the globe.
~By James Talent ~


When there is life and mankind, a person will live striving for good deeds, liberty and a bright life, and wish that goodness and justice will reign in the world.
~By Islom Karimov ~


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


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 ~


The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


The sacrifices ordinary American men and women from communities large and small have been willing to make, often before they were past their teenage years, have secured our nation unprecedented freedoms and made us the world's bulwark of liberty.
~By Steve Buyer ~


Every friend to the liberty of his country is bound to reflect, and step forward to prevent the dreadful consequences which shall result from a government of events.
~By Henry Knox ~


The natural liberty of man is to be free from any superior power on Earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man, but only to have the law of nature for his rule.
~By Samuel Adams ~


For now more than ever, we must keep in the forefront of our minds the fact that whenever we take away the liberties of those we hate, we are opening the way to loss of liberty for those we love.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


I would have the Constitution torn in shreds and scattered to the four winds of heaven. Let us destroy the Constitution and build on its ruins the temple of liberty. I have brothers in slavery. I have seen chains placed on their limbs and beheld them captive.
~By William Wells Brown ~


The first step toward liberty is to miss liberty; the second, to seek it; the third, to find it.
~By Leopold Zunz ~


It is terrible to speak of you, Liberty, for one who lives without you.
~By Jose Marti ~


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 ~


What, Sir, is the use of a militia? It is to prevent the establishment of a standing army, the bane of liberty. Whenever governments mean to invade the rights and liberties of the people, they always attempt to destroy the militia, in order to raise an army upon their ruins.
~By Elbridge Gerry ~


The moral and constitutional obligations of our representatives in Washington are to protect our liberty, not coddle the world, precipitating no-win wars, while bringing bankruptcy and economic turmoil to our people.
~By Ron Paul ~


They who are in the highest places, and have the most power, have the least liberty, because they are the most observed.
~By John Tillotson ~


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


Realizing that they can't get their agenda across: against religious liberty, against a culture of life, they can't get those issues across through the legislature, as people respond and their elected officials represent them, so they attempt to do it through the courts.
~By Rod Parsley ~


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


But let her remember, that it is in Britain alone, that laws are equally favourable to liberty and humanity; that it is in Britain the sacred rights of nature have received their most awful ratification.
~By Thomas Day ~


Make men wise, and by that very operation you make them free. Civil liberty follows as a consequence of this; no usurped power can stand against the artillery of opinion.
~By William Godwin ~


If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free, - Angels alone that soar above, Enjoy such liberty.
~By Richard Lovelace ~


The only sure bulwark of continuing liberty is a government strong enough to protect the interests of the people, and a people strong enough and well enough informed to maintain its sovereign control over the goverment.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.
~By Jimmy Carter ~


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.
~By Ron Paul ~


Today, we stand as a united country and are much closer to the ideals set forth in our Constitution that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Jim Ryun ~


All government, of course, is against liberty.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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


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


We can be proud of our record as an international beacon of liberty. From fostering democracies in Eastern Europe to the stabilization of Iraq and Afghanistan, we have been true to that calling and helped spread freedom to oppressed peoples everywhere.
~By Kay Bailey Hutchison ~


I come before you to declare that my sex are entitled to the inalienable right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Victoria Woodhull ~


There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty.
~By Marcus Garvey ~


What a curious phenomenon it is that you can get men to die for the liberty of the world who will not make the little sacrifice that is needed to free themselves from their own individual bondage.
~By Bruce Barton ~


The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.
~By James Madison ~


Liberty is always dangerous, but it is the safest thing we have.
~By Harry Emerson Fosdick ~


It is a strange desire, to seek power, and to lose liberty; or to seek power over others, and to lose power over a man's self.
~By Francis Bacon ~


All great enterprises have a pearl of faith at their core, and this must be ours: that Americans are still a people born to liberty. That they retain the capacity for self-government. That, addressed as free-born, autonomous men and women of God-given dignity, they will rise yet again to drive back a mortal enemy.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.
~By Dylan Thomas ~


A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


Most people want security in this world, not liberty.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


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 ~


But while human liberty has engaged the attention of the enlightened, and enlisted the feelings of the generous of all civilized nations, may we not enquire if this liberty has been rightly understood?
~By Francis Wright ~


The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty.
~By Albert Pike ~


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


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


I believe in only one thing: liberty; but I do not believe in liberty enough to want to force it upon anyone.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


Your Majesty, I took the liberty because I was so desirous of visiting alone with you for a few minutes before the rest of the other peasants arrived.
~By Walter Annenberg ~


All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
~By John Locke ~

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