Any society that would give up a little liberty to gain a little security will deserve neither and lose both.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery
Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.
Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.
You can protect your liberties in this world only by protecting the other man's freedom. You can be free only if I am free.
Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society.
Liberty is the only thing you cannot have unless you are willing to give it to others.
If liberty has any meaning it means freedom to improve.
Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil and, if they cannot, feel they have lost their liberty
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
He that would make his own liberty secure, must guard even his enemy from opposition; for if he violates this duty he establishes a precedent that will reach himself.
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties
Liberty is to be free from restraint and violence from others
Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.
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