Quotations that match 'liberty.'.

Where there is no law, but every man does what is right in his own eyes, there is the least of liberty. Henry Martyn Robert
[ Does Every Eyes His Law Least Liberty Man Own Right Where]
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. Elbridge Gerry
[ Always Army Attempt Bane Destroy Establishment Governments Invade Liberties Liberty Mean Militia Order Prevent Raise Rights Ruins Sir Standing Their Upon Use Whenever]
Property is surely a right of mankind as real as liberty. John Adams
[ Liberty Mankind Property Real Right Surely]
The ancients understood the regulation of power better than the regulation of liberty. Edward Dahlberg
[ Ancients Better Liberty Power Regulation Than Understood]
In every country and every age, the priest had been hostile to Liberty. Thomas Jefferson
[ Age Been Country Every Had Hostile Liberty Priest]
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. Timothy Murphy
[ Against Ahead Committed Defeated Enemy Hatred Important Liberty Long More Motivated Must Necessary Our Planning Plots Protect Remain Road Stop Succeed Today Ultimately Until Victory War Will]
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. Steve Buyer
[ American Been Before Bulwark Communities Freedoms Large Liberty Made Make Men Nation Often Ordinary Our Past Sacrifices Secured Small Teenage Their Unprecedented Us Were Willing Women World Years]
Empire and liberty. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Empire Liberty]
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. Kay Bailey Hutchison
[ Afghanistan Beacon Been Calling Democracies Eastern Europe Everywhere Fostering Freedom Helped International Iraq Liberty Oppressed Our Peoples Proud Record Spread Stabilization True]
While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty. Jose Rizal
[ Language Liberty Marks Preserves While]
In time, all of Korea will be united in liberty. Richard Perle
[ Korea Liberty Time United Will]
To threaten the institution is to threaten fair administration of justice and protection of liberty. Stephen Breyer
[ Administration Fair Institution Justice Liberty Protection Threaten]
We have been taught to regard a representative of the people as a sentinel on the watch-tower of liberty. Daniel Webster
[ Been Liberty Regard Representative Sentinel Taught]
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. James F. Cooper
[ Action Aim Being Citizen Freedom Freeman Happiness Him His Individuality Institutions Leaving Left Liberty Manner Means Much Order Others Own Political Pursue Render Rights Truly]
The sovereignty of one's self over one's self is called Liberty. Albert Pike
[ Called Liberty Over Self Sovereignty]
A well governed appetite is the greater part of liberty. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
[ Appetite Governed Greater Liberty Part Well]
Law represents the effort of man to organize society; governments, the efforts of selfishness to overthrow liberty. Henry Ward Beecher
[ Effort Efforts Governments Law Liberty Man Organize Overthrow Represents Selfishness Society]
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. Abraham Lincoln
[ Act Agreed Definition Destroyer Drives Him His Liberator Liberty Plainly Same Sheep Shepherd Thanks Upon Which While Wolf]
Dictatorship naturally arises out of democracy, and the most aggravated form of tyranny and slavery out of the most extreme liberty. Plato
[ Aggravated Arises Democracy Dictatorship Extreme Form Liberty Most Naturally Out Slavery Tyranny]
The spirit of revolution, the spirit of insurrection, is a spirit radically opposed to liberty. Francois Guizot
[ Insurrection Liberty Opposed Radically Revolution Spirit]
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. John Adams
[ Danger Endanger Free Government Liberty Living Man Maxim Men Only Ought Power Public Trust]
The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty. James Madison
[ Advancement Diffusion Guardian Knowledge Liberty Only True]
Where there are too many policemen, there is no liberty. Where there are too many soldiers, there is no peace. Where there are too many lawyers, there is no justice. Lin Yutang
[ Justice Lawyers Liberty Many Peace Policemen Soldiers Too Where]
We've shown the world that New York can never be defeated, because of its dynamic and diverse population and because it embodies the spirit of enterprise and the love of liberty. Michael Bloomberg
[ Because Defeated Diverse Dynamic Embodies Enterprise Liberty Love Never New Population Shown Spirit World York]
Here, also, has been evolved the form of government consistent with the largest possible civil liberty. Josiah Strong
[ Also Been Civil Consistent Evolved Form Government Here Largest Liberty Possible]
Having proceeded to this length, for which they are now ripe, we shall have a formidable rebellion against reason, the principle of all government, and against the very name of liberty. Henry Knox
[ Against Formidable Government Having Length Liberty Name Now Principle Proceeded Reason Rebellion Ripe Shall Very Which]
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. William Kunstler
[ Amount Any Away Certain Countries Everywhere Fight Government Hand Liberty Longer Other Some Takes Will]
There is only one kind of freedom and that's individual liberty. Our lives come from our creator and our liberty comes from our creator. It has nothing to do with government granting it. Ron Paul
[ Come Comes Creator Freedom Government Granting Individual Kind Liberty Lives Nothing Only Our]
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
[ Act Bureaucrats Congressmen Definition Engineering Federal Having Hostile Impose Judges Liberty Marriage New Officials Profoundly Social Whether]
Our contest is not only whether we ourselves shall be free, but whether there shall be left to mankind an asylum on earth for civil and religious liberty. Samuel Adams
[ Asylum Civil Contest Earth Free Left Liberty Mankind Only Our Ourselves Religious Shall Whether]
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. Robert Trout
[ Bestial Certainty Complete Consists Developed Equally Existed Human Liberty Locke Man Mind Nation Nature Only Originally Pain Pleasure Sense State Theory View]
The universe moves in the direction of Liberty. Michael Novak
[ Direction Liberty Moves Universe]
There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty. Marcus Garvey
[ Blow Liberty Problem Race Shall Solution Strike Until Yourselves]
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. Daniel Libeskind
[ America American Came Concrete Dream Glass Immigrant Just Know Liberty Really Remember Representation Saw Ship Skyline Statue Steel Substance Through]
Descendants of New England pioneers are proud of their ancestry and glad to proclaim the fact that so far as the United States are concerned, New England is in deed the cradle of religious liberty. Paul Harris
[ Ancestry Concerned Cradle Deed Descendants England Fact Far Glad Liberty New Pioneers Proclaim Proud Religious States Their United]
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. George W. Bush
[ Afghanistan Believe Free Interest Interests Iraq Liberty Nation Power]
Most people want security in this world, not liberty. H. L. Mencken
[ Liberty Most Security Want World]
We are all of us the worse for too much liberty. Terence
[ Liberty Much Too Us Worse]
The splendid empire of Charles the Fifth was erected upon the grave of liberty. John Lothrop Motley
[ Charles Empire Erected Fifth Grave Liberty Splendid Upon]
Creativity is the greatest expression of liberty. Bryant H. McGill
[ Creativity Expression Greatest Liberty]
I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or "convulsive" beauty - beauty in the service of liberty. Jeff Vandermeer
[ Beauty Believe Convulsive Idea Liberty Much Service Unexpected Very]
I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty. Phaedrus
[ Forfeit King Liberty Rather Than Would]
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. Eugenio Montale
[ Advantage Advised Considered Dangerous Exercise Liberty Most Negative Poets Requested Took Were Write]
Such security is equal liberty. But it is not necessarily equality in the use of the earth. Benjamin Tucker
[ Earth Equal Equality Liberty Necessarily Security Such Use]
Seek freedom and become captive of your desires. Seek discipline and find your liberty. Frank Herbert History
[ Become Captive Desires Discipline Find Freedom Liberty Seek Your]
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
[ Believed Courage End Happiness Independence Liberty Means Our Secret Those Valued Won]
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty. Thomas Jefferson
[ Calm Despotism Liberty Men Prefer Sea Timid]
The price we have to pay for money is sometimes liberty. Robert Louis Stevenson
[ Liberty Money Pay Price Sometimes]
America stands for individual liberty, but that means an ordered liberty. Bainbridge Colby
[ America Individual Liberty Means Ordered Stands]
The higher your station, the less your liberty. Sallust
[ Higher Less Liberty Station Your]
Every law is an infraction of liberty. Jeremy Bentham
[ Every Law Liberty]
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. Patrick Henry
[ Approaches Attention Downright Everyone Force Give Guard Inevitably Jealous Jewel Liberty Nothing Preserve Public Ruined Suspect Unfortunately Up Whenever Will]
Nothing is more precious than independence and liberty. Ho Chi Minh
[ Independence Liberty More Nothing Precious Than]
All government, of course, is against liberty. H. L. Mencken
[ Against Course Government Liberty]
Conquering any difficulty always gives one a secret joy, for it means pushing back a boundary-line and adding to one's liberty. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Adding Always Any Back Conquering Difficulty Gives Joy Liberty Means Pushing Secret]
Nothing is so wearing as the possession or abuse of liberty. Emile M. Cioran
[ Abuse Liberty Nothing Possession Wearing]
Learned Institutions ought to be favorite objects with every free people. They throw that light over the public mind which is the best security against crafty and dangerous encroachments on the public liberty. James Madison
[ Against Best Crafty Dangerous Encroachments Every Favorite Free Institutions Learned Liberty Light Mind Objects Ought Over Public Security Throw Which]
If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free, - Angels alone that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. Richard Lovelace
[ Above Alone Am Angels Enjoy Free Freedom Liberty Love Soar Soul Such]
These Scriptures, therefore, are infinitely far from justifying the slavery under consideration; for it cannot be made to appear that one in a thousand of these slaves has done any thing to forfeit his own liberty. Samuel Hopkins
[ Any Appear Cannot Consideration Done Far Forfeit His Infinitely Justifying Liberty Made Own Scriptures Slavery Slaves Therefore These Thing Thousand Under]
Our moneyed men have ruled us for the past thirty years. Under the flag of the slaveholder they hoped to destroy our liberty. Denis Kearney
[ Destroy Flag Hoped Liberty Men Moneyed Our Past Ruled Thirty Under Us Years]
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. John F. Kennedy
[ Any Assure Bear Burden Every Foe Friend Hardship Ill Know Liberty Meet Nation Oppose Pay Price Shall Success Support Survival Us Well Whether Wishes]
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. Horst Koehler
[ Ago America Could Few Forget Fought Germans Liberty Live Never Other Particular Peoples Reminded Should States United Weeks Were]
It is essential that all Americans take the time to honor and remember those individuals who gave their lives in defense of our liberty. Charles Schumer
[ Americans Defense Essential Gave Honor Individuals Liberty Lives Our Remember Take Their Those Time]
All share complicity in the destruction of that much under-rated phenomenon called liberty. Barbara Amiel
[ Called Complicity Destruction Liberty Much Phenomenon Share]
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. George Santayana
[ Adorn Among Any Away Beautiful Because Decline Liberty Personal Possessions Private Should Sort Take Things Walk Wealth World Would]
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. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Another Change Choose Domination Liberty Master Only Our Sort Such Thing]
The truth is that men are tired of liberty. Benito Mussolini
[ Liberty Men Tired Truth]
Our homeland is the whole world. Our law is liberty. We have but one thought, revolution in our hearts. Dario Fo
[ Hearts Homeland Law Liberty Our Revolution Thought Whole World]
Socialism values equality more than liberty. Dennis Prager
[ Equality Liberty More Socialism Than Values]
It is his restraint that is honorable to a person, not their liberty. John Ruskin
[ His Honorable Liberty Person Restraint Their]
The desire for security must be balanced with our regard for liberty. Samuel Schmid
[ Balanced Desire Liberty Must Our Regard Security]
There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty. Margaret Thatcher
[ Economic Liberty Unless]
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. William Wells Brown
[ Beheld Brothers Build Captive Chains Constitution Destroy Four Heaven Liberty Limbs Placed Ruins Scattered Seen Shreds Slavery Temple Their Them Torn Us Winds Would]
While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty. Charles Evans Hughes
[ Breath Controls Democracy Individual Liberty Must Organization Vital While]
NAFTA and GATT have about as much to do with free trade as the Patriot Act has to do with liberty. Michael Badnarik
[ Act Free Liberty Much Nafta Patriot Trade]
Corruption, the most infallible symptom of constitutional liberty. Edward Gibbon
[ Constitutional Corruption Infallible Liberty Most Symptom]
It is harder to preserve than to obtain liberty. John C. Calhoun
[ Harder Liberty Obtain Preserve Than]
We must have constantly present in our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would no longer be possessed of liberty. Charles Louis de Secondat Montesquieu
[ Between Citizen Constantly Could Difference Doing Forbid Independence Laws Liberty Longer Minds Must Our Permit Possessed Present Right Whatever Would]
If the women of the United States, with their free schools and all their enlarged liberties, are not superior to women brought up under monarchical forms of government, then there is no good in liberty. Anna Howard Shaw
[ Brought Enlarged Forms Free Good Government Liberties Liberty Monarchical Schools States Superior Their Then Under United Up Women]
When the people fear the government, there is tyranny. When the government fears the people, there is liberty. Christine O'Donnell
[ Fear Fears Government Liberty Tyranny]
I have a wonderful make-up crew. They're the same people restoring the Statue of Liberty. Bob Hope
[ Crew Liberty Make-Up Restoring Same Statue Wonderful]
Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty. Ronald Reagan
[ Always Been Concentrated Enemy Liberty Power]
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty. Thomas Jefferson
[ Educate Inform Liberty Mass Only Our Preservation Reliance Sure Whole]
I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty. Woodrow Wilson
[ Belong Ceased Free Had Liberty Love Nation Poor Rather Rich Than Would]
Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty. Algernon Sydney
[ Constitute Constitutions Establishment Justice Laws Liberty Most Ought Weighed Which]
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. Ron Paul
[ Conservatism Constitution Describing Enemy Government Liberty Limit Nothing Protecting Restrained Should Things Very Wrong]
I never expect men to give us liberty. No, women, we are not worth it until we take it. Voltairine de Cleyre
[ Expect Give Liberty Men Never Take Until Us Women Worth]
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. Claudio Hummes
[ Beings Church Context Development Dignity Effort Every Favors Full Fundamental Human Liberty Personality Promote Rights Seek Supports Their Today]
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. Samuel Chase
[ Christian Christians Denominations Entitled Equal Equally Established Footing Form Government Liberty Our Placed Protection Religion Religious Same Sects Their Upon]
A great work is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty. Nadia Boulanger
[ Combination Great Liberty Made Obedience Out Work]
I've always had a strong feeling for the Statue of Liberty, because it became the statue of my personal liberty. David Antin
[ Always Became Because Feeling Had Liberty Personal Statue Strong]
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty. George Washington
[ Any Establishments Form Government Grown Hostile Liberty Military Over Particularly Regarded Republican Under]
Show me the country that has no strikes and I'll show you the country in which there is no liberty. Samuel Gompers
[ Country Liberty Show Strikes Which]
It's important to every American that the law protect his or her basic liberty. Stephen Breyer
[ American Basic Every Her His Important Law Liberty Protect]
The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty. Fisher Ames
[ Ambitious Believe Call Democracy Ignorant Known Liberty Licentiousness Propensity Which]
When we say that the persistence of competition is ensured by fate, we mean that individual freedom is so guaranteed. The one thing to which fate binds us is liberty. John Bates Clark
[ Binds Competition Ensured Fate Freedom Guaranteed Individual Liberty Mean Persistence Say Thing Us Which]
Challenging snow is one of my favorite kinds of skiing, and I like being able to switch techniques at liberty. Paul Parker
[ Able Being Challenging Favorite Kinds Liberty Skiing Snow Switch Techniques]
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. Josiah Strong
[ Argue Christian Christianity Civil Civilization First Great Highest Into Liberty Lifted Light Mankind May Men Necessary Needs Pure Second Spiritual Those Two Up Whom Write]
The world must be made safe for democracy. Its peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty. Woodrow Wilson
[ Democracy Foundations Liberty Made Must Peace Planted Political Safe Tested Upon World]