Liberty Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Liberty

Read This: Interest Quotes And Sayings

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 ~


Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, meet any hardship, support any friend, oppose any foe to assure the survival and the success of liberty.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


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 ~


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 ~


Civil liberty is the status of the man who is guaranteed by law and civil institutions the exclusive employment of all his own powers for his own welfare.
~By William Graham Sumner ~


A sincere and steadfast co-operation in promoting such a reconstruction of our political system as would provide for the permanent liberty and happiness of the United States.
~By James Madison ~


Liberty exists in proportion to wholesome restraint.
~By Daniel Webster ~


The act of voting by ordinary Iraqis in the face of extreme danger confirms President Bush's belief that people around the globe, when given a chance, will choose liberty and democracy over enslavement and tyranny.
~By John Ensign ~


The notion of religious liberty is that you cannot be forced to participate in a religious ceremony that's not of your choosing simply because you're out-voted.
~By Ira Glasser ~


We are as great as our belief in human liberty - no greater. And our belief in human liberty is only ours when it is larger than ourselves.
~By Archibald MacLeish ~


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


Christianity is the enemy of liberty and civilization.
~By August Bebel ~


Perhaps the enemies of liberty are such only because they judge it by its loud voice.
~By Jose Marti ~


I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
~By Andrew Jackson ~


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 ~


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


Standing, as I believe the United States stands for humanity and civilization, we should exercise every influence of our great country to put a stop to that war which is now raging in Cuba and give to that island once more peace, liberty, and independence.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


The terrorist attacks upon our country changed the way that we live forever and provided us with a cruel reminder that freedom and liberty have a price.
~By Jo Ann Davis ~


For me, socialism has always been about liberty and solidarity, but also about responsibility.
~By Jacques Delors ~


Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
~By Ambrose Bierce ~


I have a wonderful make-up crew. They're the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty.
~By Bob Hope ~


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


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


The life and liberty and property and happiness of the common man throughout the world are at the absolute mercy of a few persons whom he has never seen, involved in complicated quarrels that he has never heard of.
~By Gilbert Murray ~


Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
~By David Lloyd George ~


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 ~


The liberty of the individual is no gift of civilization. It was greatest before there was any civilization.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


Our armed forces will fight for peace in Iraq, a peace built on more secure foundations than are found today in the Middle East. Even more important, they will fight for two human conditions of even greater value than peace: liberty and justice.
~By John McCain ~


Liberty is the prevention of control by others.
~By John Acton ~


Do we exert our own liberties without injury to others - we exert them justly; do we exert them at the expense of others - unjustly. And, in thus doing, we step from the sure platform of liberty upon the uncertain threshold of tyranny.
~By Frances Wright ~


If you ask me to summarise our mission, I would put it this way: We were a military regime that sought to lay the foundations for freedom and liberty in a complex society.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


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


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


We must be both more conservative and more liberal than most students of Christian worship: conservative in holding exclusively to God's commands in Scripture as our rule of worship, and liberal in defending the liberty of those who apply those.
~By John Frame ~


The desire for liberty has also made itself felt as struggle against domestic tyranny or arbitrary rule.
~By Emily Greene Balch ~


You cannot have Liberty in this world without what you call Moral Virtue, and you cannot have Moral Virtue without the slavery of that half of the human race who hate what you call Moral Virtue.
~By William Blake ~


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


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


I don't see any justification for the federal government owning land, other than the Statue of Liberty and maybe a few parks, maybe a few refuges. But to just own land to do nothing with it I think is a disservice to the Constitution.
~By Don Young ~


But on the other hand government takes away a certain amount of liberty and in some countries it takes away all of liberty. And it will, everywhere, if people who fight government do not fight government any longer.
~By William Kunstler ~


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 ~


The men of the future will yet fight their way to many a liberty that we do not even miss.
~By Max Stirner ~


Let us form one body, one heart, and defend to the last warrior our country, our homes, our liberty, and the graves of our fathers.
~By Tecumseh ~


I know my country has not perfected itself. At times, we've struggled to keep the promise of liberty and equality for all of our people. We've made our share of mistakes, and there are times when our actions around the world have not lived up to our best intentions.
~By Barack Obama ~


A few weeks ago we were reminded that other peoples - in particular the United States of America - fought so that we Germans could live in liberty. That we should never forget.
~By Horst Koehler ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Liberty is the possibility of doubting, the possibility of making a mistake, the possibility of searching and experimenting, the possibility of saying No to any authority - literary, artistic, philosophic, religious, social and even political.
~By Ignazio Silone ~


Enslave the liberty of but one human being and the liberties of the world are put in peril.
~By William Lloyd Garrison ~


The grandest thing has been the lifting up of the gates and the opening of the doors to the women of America, giving liberty to twenty-seven million women, thus opening to them a new and larger life and a higher ideal.
~By Olympia Brown ~


If one is going to err, one should err on the side of liberty and freedom.
~By Kofi Annan ~


We remain in Iraq because we know that sometimes liberty needs some nursing before it can grow on its own.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


I told them that free people always had to decide where to draw the line between their liberty and their security. I noted that the attacks would almost certainly push us as a nation more toward security.
~By Michael Hayden ~


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


Liberty is the condition of duty, the guardian of conscience. It grows as conscience grows. The domains of both grow together. Liberty is safety from all hindrances, even sin. So that Liberty ends by being Free Will.
~By John Acton ~


It is not necessary to argue to those for whom I write that the two great needs of mankind, that all men may be lifted up into the light of the highest Christian civilization, are, first, a pure, spiritual Christianity, and second, civil liberty.
~By Josiah Strong ~


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 ~


I believe in the transformational power of liberty. I believe that the free Iraq is in this nation's interests. I believe a free Afghanistan is in this nation's interest.
~By George W. Bush ~


History has taught us over and over again that freedom is not free. When push comes to shove, the ultimate protectors of freedom and liberty are the brave men and women in our armed forces. Throughout our history, they've answered the call in bravery and sacrifice.
~By Timothy Pawlenty ~


Man loves liberty, even if he does not know that he loves it. He is driven by it and flees from where it does not exist.
~By Jose Marti ~


I am not unconscious of the persuasive power exerted by these considerations to drag men along in the current; but I am not at liberty to travel that road.
~By Benjamin F. Wade ~


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 ~


While I gave up God a long time ago, I never shook the habit of wanting to believe in something. So I replaced my creed of everlasting life with life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Sarah Vowell ~


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 ~


Liberty consists in the power of doing that which is permitted by the law.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches.
~By Will Rogers ~


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


Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty; power is ever stealing from the many to the few.
~By Wendell Phillips ~


Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.
~By Ronald Reagan ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826, while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message to the people of Philadelphia, the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on; and a few hours later John Adams entered into rest, with the name of his old friend upon his lips.
~By Allen Johnson ~


Left-wing politicians take away your liberty in the name of children and of fighting poverty, while right-wing politicians do it in the name of family values and fighting drugs. Either way, government gets bigger and you become less free.
~By Harry Browne ~


I would fight for my liberty so long as my strength lasted, and if the time came for me to go, the Lord would let them take me.
~By Harriet Tubman ~


Peace is liberty in tranquillity.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the pledge that assures fidelity.
~By Ellen Key ~


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


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


As long as the reason of man continues fallible, and he is at liberty to exercise it, different opinions will be formed.
~By James Madison ~


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 ~


Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty.
~By Ho Chi Minh ~


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


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


Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of liberty.
~By Henry Martyn Robert ~


It is a fair summary of history to say that the safeguards of liberty have been forged in controversies involving not very nice people.
~By Felix Frankfurter ~


So what is so strange about saying I want Barack Obama to fail if his mission is to reconstruct and reform this nation so that capitalism and individual liberty are not its foundation? I want the country to survive. I want the country to succeed.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


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


While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty.
~By Charles Evans Hughes ~


I will not nullify, I will not secede, but I will under sovereign State authority fight in the Union another revolutionary conflict for civil liberty, and a Union which will defend it.
~By Henry A. Wise ~

Read This: Joy Quotes And Sayings
October 20 ,2021
All content on this page is copyright protected by ispace1. No part of the content on this page should be copied or republished in any manner without obtaining our prior necessary written permission.
Related Articles
Harmony Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Harmony
Neighbors Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Neighbors
Quotation Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Quotation
Homesickness Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Homesickness
Curiosity Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Curiosity