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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.
All mankind... being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions.
It behooves every man who values liberty of conscience for himself, to resist invasions of it in the case of others: or their case may, by change of circumstances, become his own.
I like the religion that teaches liberty, equality and fraternity.
B. R. Ambedkar
If you like small government you need to work hard at having a strong national defense that is not so militant. Personal liberty is the purpose of government, to protect liberty - not to run your personal life, not to run the economy, and not to pretend that we can tell the world how they ought to live.
There shall be no solution to this race problem until you, yourselves, strike the blow for liberty.
When every new wave of immigrants looked up and saw the Statue of Liberty, or knelt down and kissed the shores of freedom just ninety miles from Castro's tyranny, these new Americans surely had many questions. But none doubted that here in America they could build a better life, that in America their children would be more blessed than they.
Democracy rests upon two pillars: one, the principle that all men are equally entitled to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness; and the other, the conviction that such equal opportunity will most advance civilization.
Louis D. Brandeis
Concentrated power has always been the enemy of liberty.
Whenever a separation is made between liberty and justice, neither, in my opinion, is safe.
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed.
The happy Union of these States is a wonder; their Constitution a miracle; their example the hope of Liberty throughout the world.
America was established not to create wealth but to realize a vision, to realize an ideal - to discover and maintain liberty among men.
Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
Michel de Montaigne
Liberty, as well as honor, man ought to preserve at the hazard of his life, for without it life is insupportable.
Miguel de Cervantes
While a people preserves its language; it preserves the marks of liberty.
Organized religion, wielding power over the community, is antithetical to the process of what modern democracy should define as liberty. The sooner we are without it, the better.
Lawrence M. Krauss
Liberty is not merely a privilege to be conferred; it is a habit to be acquired.
David Lloyd George
Manchester is a city which has witnessed a great many stirring episodes, especially of a political character. Generally speaking, its citizens have been liberal in their sentiments, defenders of free speech and liberty of opinion.
Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.
William Dean Howells
The advancement and diffusion of knowledge is the only guardian of true liberty.
Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.
Alexis de Tocqueville
Timid men prefer the calm of despotism to the tempestuous sea of liberty.
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.
Arbitrary power is most easily established on the ruins of liberty abused to licentiousness.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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