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A University should be a place of light, of liberty, and of learning.
There can be no liberty unless there is economic liberty.
Liberty is the right of every man to be honest, to think and to speak without hypocrisy.
The American flag is an enduring symbol of liberty, democracy, and justice. It is fitting that the House act to protect it as we approach our nation's birthday, and as our men and women in uniform rally behind it in Iraq's battlefields.
Our nation stands at the crossroads of liberty. Crushing national debt, rampant illegal immigration, insane business regulations and staggering national unemployment are pushing our nation into unchartered territory.
When men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.
Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.
Liberty for wolves is death to the lambs.
Our country may be likened to a new house. We lack many things, but we possess the most precious of all - liberty!
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than those attending too small a degree of it.
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.
My grandfather was a man, when he talked about freedom, his attitude was really interesting. His view was that you had obligations or you had responsibilities, and when you fulfilled those obligations or responsibilities, that then gave you the liberty to do other things.
This election presents a stark choice - we can continue down the road of the Obama Democrats, more and more spending, debt and government control of the economy, or we can return to the founding principles of our nation - free markets, fiscal responsibility and individual liberty.
The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in the insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well meaning but without understanding.
Louis D. Brandeis
Liberty is the right to do what the law permits.
Charles de Montesquieu
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.
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.
It has always been the aim of royalty and aristocracy to lower the individual liberty and independence of the common people. A baron and a minute-man could not breathe the same air.
John Boyle O'Reilly
Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.
Our defense is in the preservation of the spirit which prizes liberty as a heritage of all men, in all lands, everywhere. Destroy this spirit and you have planted the seeds of despotism around your own doors.
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.
I think it's an enormous blessing to be the child of an immigrant who fled oppression, because you realize how fragile liberty is and how easily it can be taken away.
We are not to expect to be translated from despotism to liberty in a featherbed.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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