ispace1 loading
ispace1 home-ispace1-stripe

Quotes & Sayings – Articles, Blogs, Comments, Discussions, Postings

Tags

Liberty Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Liberty

Liberty Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Liberty

Read This: Anarchy Quotes And Sayings

To help the poor to a capacity for action and liberty is something essential for one's own health as well as theirs: there is a needful gift they have to offer which cannot be offered so long as they are confined by poverty.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


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


I prefer liberty to chains of diamonds.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


Liberty cannot be preserved, if the manners of the people are corrupted.
~By Algernon Sidney ~


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


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 ~


When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
~By Thomas Paine ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.
~By Abraham Lincoln ~


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


Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.
~By Henry St. John ~


I have always compared our traditions of liberty, like those of Abraham Lincoln and Ho Chi Minh.
~By Hanoi Hannah ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


Every law is an infraction of liberty.
~By Jeremy Bentham ~


The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.
~By James Madison ~


The hate of men will pass, and dictators die, and the power they took from the people will return to the people. And so long as men die, liberty will never perish.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Our Founders warned against this. They said don't... that your liberty is only as secure as the people are. Because once they, um, get the ability to vote themselves entitlements from the largesse of the government, liberty is done; freedom is over with. We were warned. We are there.
~By Sharron Angle ~


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 ~


Where liberty dies, evil grows.
~By Hamid Karzai ~


If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
~By George Orwell ~


As liberty and intelligence have increased the people have more and more revolted against the theological dogmas that contradict common sense and wound the tenderest sensibilities of the soul.
~By Catharine Beecher ~


I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it.
~By Voltairine de Cleyre ~


The right of conscience and private judgment is unalienable, and it is truly the interest of all mankind to unite themselves into one body for the liberty, free exercise, and unmolested enjoyment of this right.
~By Ezra Stiles ~


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


The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.
~By John Stuart Mill ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty.
~By John Adams ~


With the blessings of liberty, we have responsibilities to defend it.
~By Michael Reagan ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


For all my years in public life, I have believed that America must sail toward the shores of liberty and justice for all. There is no end to that journey, only the next great voyage. We know the future will outlast all of us, but I believe that all of us will live on in the future we make.
~By Edward Kennedy ~


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


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


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 ~


In essentials, unity; in differences, liberty; in all things, charity.
~By Philipp Melanchthon ~


True liberty consists only in the power of doing what we ought to will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will.
~By Jonathan Edwards ~


It should be remarked that, as the principle of liberty is better understood, and more nobly interpreted, a broader protest is made in behalf of women. As men become aware that few have had a fair chance, they are inclined to say that no women have had a fair chance.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


Only reason can convince us of those three fundamental truths without a recognition of which there can be no effective liberty: that what we believe is not necessarily true; that what we like is not necessarily good; and that all questions are open.
~By Clive Bell ~


In America the majority raises formidable barriers around the liberty of opinion; within these barriers an author may write what he pleases, but woe to him if he goes beyond them.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


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 ~


There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with power to endanger the public liberty.
~By John Adams ~


The ultimate end of all revolutionary social change is to establish the sanctity of human life, the dignity of man, the right of every human being to liberty and well-being.
~By Emma Goldman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Empire and liberty.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


In fact, a fundamental interdependence exists between the personal right to liberty and the personal right to property.
~By Potter Stewart ~


The People have a right to the Truth as they have a right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
~By Frank Norris ~


Amending the U.S. Constitution, the document most sacred to those who love freedom and liberty, is a delicate endeavor and should be done only on the basis of the most clear and convincing evidence that a proposed amendment is necessary.
~By Ben Nelson ~


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


That a man be willing, when others are so too, as far forth as for peace and defense of himself he shall think it necessary, to lay down this right to all things; and be contented with so much liberty against other men, as he would allow other men against himself.
~By Thomas Hobbes ~


I pledge allegiance to the Christian flag, and to the Savior, for whose Kingdom it stands, one Savior, crucified, risen, and coming again, with life and liberty for all who believe.
~By Dan Quayle ~


The higher your station, the less your liberty.
~By Sallust ~


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 Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other.
~By Alexis de Tocqueville ~


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


We are under a Constitution, but the Constitution is what the judges say it is, and the judiciary is the safeguard of our property and our liberty and our property under the Constitution.
~By Charles Evans Hughes ~


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


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 ~


The history of liberty is a history of resistance.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


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 ~


Our enemy is motivated by hatred and will not stop planning more plots against until they are ultimately defeated. Today was an important and necessary victory in the war, but there is a long road ahead. We must remain committed if we are to succeed and protect our liberty.
~By Timothy Murphy ~


'Emergencies' have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded.
~By Friedrich August von Hayek ~


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


I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
~By B. R. Ambedkar ~


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


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 ~


Personal liberty is not personal license.
~By Billy Sunday ~


When liberty returns, I will return.
~By Victor Hugo ~


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 ~


America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty.
~By Bainbridge Colby ~


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


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


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.
~By Algernon Sydney ~


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 ~


Without Liberty, Law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression. Without Law, Liberty also loses its nature and its name, and becomes licentiousness.
~By James Q. Wilson ~

Read This: Privilege Quotes And Sayings
January 22 ,2021
Author(s):  ispace1


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
Focus Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Focus
Misleading Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Misleading
Apology Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Apology
Obesity Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Obesity
Expectations Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Expectations
  • Hi Guest, let's do something awesome today!           
Hide Toolbar