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When the people contend for their liberty, they seldom get anything by their victory but new masters.
The question is whether voters, particularly independents, believe that Obama truly values personal liberty and responsibility as much as the government-bought safety net.
As long as every generation rises to its challenges and stands up in defense of liberty - as Americans have done in the past and as our men and women continue to do today - our nation will remain free and strong.
In every man there is an instinctive and passionate reaction if his person or liberty is attacked.
Liberty is the right of doing whatever the laws permit.
Charles de Secondat
If, in the name of liberty, we allow individuals to act in a way that damages the wellbeing of the whole, it will inevitably mean the breakdown of mutuality, thereby changing the very nature of our society.
It is essential that all Americans take the time to honor and remember those individuals who gave their lives in defense of our liberty.
While Democrats fussed with the details of health care reforms, conservatives spent months telling the nation that the real issue is freedom, that what's on the line is American liberty itself.
Having the right to show up and speak are basic to survival, to dignity, and to liberty.
We ought to affirm the fact that hundreds of thousands if not millions of Iranians are risking their liberty and even perhaps their lives to take a stand for the values upon which we have really founded this nation.
I say to you that the price of liberty is and always has been blood, human blood, and if our liberties are lost, we shall never regain them except at the price of blood. They must not be lost.
J. Reuben Clark
Look at liberty's greatest historic advances: ending slavery. Giving women the vote. Outlawing legal segregation. Each and every time, the people at the forefront of advancing those reforms - often putting their lives on the line - called themselves liberals.
We don't really like rules. We think, in some way, they are an infringement of liberty.
Egypt had the first constitution in the Middle East that allowed for liberty. And it had democracy.
What the U.S. should do consistently is to support the liberty of the Egyptian people.
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?
I do love doing films; I love going out and creating different characters for each film, and not having to be stuck with one role for many, many years. It's a creative liberty that I love.
The universe moves in the direction of Liberty.
Laws and constitutions ought to be weighed... to constitute that which is most conducing to the establishment of justice and liberty.
It's not exactly under the radar, but when I'm in London, I love to visit Liberty. It's my favorite department store, and they have a room entirely dedicated to chocolate and truffles.
I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or 'convulsive' beauty - beauty in the service of liberty.
We remain in Iraq because we know that sometimes liberty needs some nursing before it can grow on its own.
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.
I would sign an executive order protecting religious liberty, our first amendment rights, so Christian business owners and individuals don't face discrimination for having a traditional view of marriage.
A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
C. S. Lewis
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