Liberty Quotes

We only live once and every day spent living your principles is a day at liberty. It is clear that history is on our side.

Julian Paul Assange

The case for trade is not just monetary, but moral. Economic freedom creates habits of liberty. And habits of liberty create expectations of democracy.

George Walker Bush

Where the people fear the government you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty.

John Basil Barnhill

It is harder to preserve than to obtain liberty.

John Caldwell Calhoun

The advance of liberty is the path to both a safer and better world.

George Walker Bush

I gave my smile its liberty, with no curfew nor bounds.

Vanna Bonta

A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.

Mikhail Alexandrovich Bakunin

What are the American ideals? They are the development of the individual for his own and the common good; the development of the individual through liberty, and the attainment of the common good through democracy and social justice.

Louis Dembitz Brandeis

The tree of liberty only grows when watered by the blood of tyrants.

Bertrand Barre de Vieuzac

All religions united with government are more or less inimical to liberty. All, separated from government, are compatible with liberty.

Henry Clay

Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience, above all liberties.

Milton, John

Nothing is so wearing as the possession or abuse of liberty.

Emil Cioran

The dearest ambition of a slave is not liberty but to have a slave of his own.

Sir Richard Francis Burton

The prosperity, and social vitality and technological progress of a people are directly determined by the extent of their liberty. Freedom honors and unleashes human creativity and creativity determines the strength and wealth of nations. Liberty is both the plan of Heaven for humanity, and the best hope for progress here on Earth.

George Walker Bush

For decades, the circle of liberty and security and development has been expanding in our world. This progress has brought unity to Europe, self-government to Latin America and Asia, and new hope to Africa. Now we have the historic chance to widen the circle even further, to fight radicalism and terror with justice and dignity, to achieve a true peace, founded on human freedom.

George Walker Bush

Be sure that Christ is not behind you, but before, calling and drawing you on. This is the liberty, the beautiful liberty of Christ. Claim your glorious privilege in the name of a disciple; be no more a servant, when Christ will own you as a friend.

Horace Bushnell

We have already found a high degree of personal liberty, and we are now struggling to enhance equality of opportunity. Our commitment to human rights must be absolute, our laws fair, our natural beauty preserved; the powerful must not persecute the weak, and human dignity must be enhanced.

James Earl Carter, Jr.

Outside of that single fatality of death, everything, joy or happiness, is liberty.

Albert Camus

When it comes to the desire for liberty and justice, there is no clash of civilizations. People everywhere are capable of freedom, and worthy of freedom.

George Walker Bush

The survival of liberty in our land increasingly depends on the success of liberty in other lands. The best hope for peace in our world is the expansion of freedom in all the world.

George Walker Bush

By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall be protected in doing what he believes his duty against the influence of authority and majorities, custom and opinion.

Lord Acton

Individual liberty is the whole purpose of political life, and I thought it was threatened then [in 1964 becoming politically engaged at age 15] and I think it's threatened now.

John Robert Bolton

The eyes of the world are upon you. The hopes and prayers of liberty-loving people everywhere march with you.

General Dwight D Eisenhower

Everything is what it is: liberty is liberty, not equality or fairness or justice or culture, or human happiness or a quiet conscience.

Sir Isaiah Berlin
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