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Perfect freedom is as necessary to the health and vigor of commerce as it is to the health and vigor of citizenship.
No nation could preserve its freedom in the midst of continual warfare.
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave.
When we lose the right to be different, we lose the privilege to be free.
Charles Evans Hughes
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
Pope John Paul II
The only freedom which deserves the name is that of pursuing our own good, in our own way, so long as we do not attempt to deprive others of theirs, or impede their efforts to obtain it.
John Stuart Mill
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.
What is freedom of expression? Without the freedom to offend, it ceases to exist.
It is harder to preserve than to obtain liberty.
John C. Calhoun
Is freedom anything else than the right to live as we wish? Nothing else.
Civilization is the progress toward a society of privacy. The savage's whole existence is public, ruled by the laws of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men.
Man is not free unless government is limited.
Any people anywhere, being inclined and having the power, have the right to rise up, and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable - a most sacred right - a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world.
What is ominous is the ease with which some people go from saying that they don't like something to saying that the government should forbid it. When you go down that road, don't expect freedom to survive very long.
I believe in freedom of speech, but I believe we should also have the right to comment on freedom of speech.
Let freedom reign. The sun never set on so glorious a human achievement.
Real freedom is having nothing. I was freer when I didn't have a cent.
Freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it.
In America, through pressure of conformity, there is freedom of choice, but nothing to choose from.
Freedom is the oxygen of the soul.
I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.
'Freedom from fear' could be said to sum up the whole philosophy of human rights.
Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom.
Freedom and justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.
Coretta Scott King
Freedom itself was attacked this morning by a faceless coward, and freedom will be defended.
George W. Bush
John F. Kennedy
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