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In short, is not liberty the freedom of every person to make full use of his faculties, so long as he does not harm other persons while doing so?
I grew up in New Jersey and never went up the Statue of Liberty.
To be safe at the expense of the liberty of other people is a difficult equation.
The rescue of a person, who is assaulted, or restrained of his liberty, without authority of law, is not only morally, but legally, a meritorious act; for every body is under obligation to go to the assistance of one who is assailed by assassins, robbers, ravishers, kidnappers, or ruffians of any kind.
Liberty means more to me than life itself.
We are witnessing a great awakening. Millions of Texans, millions of Americans are rising up to reclaim our country, to defend liberty and to restore the Constitution.
Liberty isn't liberalism, arbitrariness, but it's connected; it's conditioned by the great values of love and solidarity and in general by the good.
Pope Benedict XVI
We must all rise to the challenge to demonstrate that security and prosperity in the Internet age are not only compatible with liberty, they ultimately depend on it.
Liberty and security are often in direct confrontation and must be balanced in a way that protects us without destroying what is worth protecting.
Charles B. Rangel
The wretch who lives without freedom feels like dressing in the mud from the streets Those who have you, o Liberty, do not know. you. Those who do not have you should not speak of you, but win you.
Life and liberty can be as much endangered from illegal methods used to convict those thought to be criminals as from the actual criminals themselves.
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.
For what is liberty but the unhampered translation of will into act?
It is difficult to discern a serious threat to religious liberty from a room of silent, thoughtful schoolchildren.
Sandra Day O'Connor
Religious liberty should be a bipartisan issue.
I would rather not be a king than to forfeit my liberty.
What fools are we, to be besotted with the love of our own trouble, and to hate our liberty and rest!
Now, one of the most essential branches of English liberty is the freedom of one's house.
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.
Henry Cabot Lodge
The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right.
I think the first and principle objective is to repeal Obamacare before it does lasting, fundamental damage to our health care system, to our individual liberty, to the relationship each of us has with his or her doctor.
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.
The history of liberty has largely been the history of the observance of procedural safeguards.
The excitement right now is coming from the Liberty movement. And the Republicans want a piece of it.
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.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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