Liberty Quotes

When liberty comes with hands dabbled in blood it is hard to shake hands with her.

Oscar Wilde

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

Thomas Jefferson

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.

Clarence Darrow

Where liberty is, there is my country

Benjamin Franklin

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.

Thomas Jefferson

All government, of course, is against liberty.

Henry Louis Mencken

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.

Thomas Paine

The Americans combine the notions of religion and liberty so intimately in their minds, that it is impossible to make them conceive of one without the other

Alexis de Tocqueville

The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave

Thomas Jefferson

To renounce liberty is to renounce being a man, to surrender the rights of humanity and even its duties

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Liberty is to be free from restraint and violence from others

John Locke

Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.

John Adams

The way to secure liberty is to place it in the people's hands, that is, to give them the power at all times to defend it in the legislature and in the courts of justice

John Adams

The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal -- well-meaning but without understanding.

Louis D. Brandeis

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Updated On : December 22, 2013
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