Liberty Quotes

Civilization begins with order, grows with liberty and dies with chaos

Will Durant

Teenage boys, goaded by their surging hormones run in packs like the primal horde. They have only a brief season of exhilarating liberty between control by their mothers and control by their wives.

Camille Paglia

Patriotism is a menace to liberty.

Emma Goldman

The spirit of liberty is the spirit which is not too sure that it is right; the spirit of liberty is the spirit which seeks to understand the minds of other men and women

Learned Hand

Humanity has won its battle. Liberty now has a country

Marquis De Lafayette

Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable.

Daniel Webster

In necessary things, unity;in doubtful things, liberty;in all things, charity.

Anne Baxter

Absolute liberty is absence of restraint; responsibility is restraint; therefore, the ideally free individual is responsible to himself.

Henry B. Adams

Liberty may be endangered by the abuse of liberty, but also by the abuse of power.

James Madison

The people are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

Thomas Jefferson

Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate

Bertrand Russell

Liberty and equality--lovely and sacred words!

Giuseppe Mazzini

Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word, equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Liberty cannot be established without morality, nor morality without faith.

Alexis de Tocqueville

Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.

William Allen White
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