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Liberty is the prevention of control by others. This requires self-control and, therefore, religious and spiritual influences; education, knowledge, well-being.
Lord Acton
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
Liberty means responsibility. That is why most men dread it.
George Bernard Shaw
Liberty must be limited in order to be possessed
Edmund Burke
Liberty will not descend to a people; a people must raise themselves to liberty; it is a blessing that must be earned before it can be enjoyed.
Charles Caleb Colton
Liberty without learning is always in peril and learning without liberty is always in vain
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Liberty, when it begins to take root, is a plant of rapid growth.
George Washington
Liberty: One of Imagination's most precious possessions.
Ambrose Bierce
Life without liberty is like a body without spirit.
Kahlil Gibran
Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle; but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
Michel de Montaigne
Men are qualified for civil liberties in exact proportion to their disposition to put moral chains upon their appetites: in proportion as their love of justice is above their rapacity
Edmund Burke
Men give away nothing so liberally as their advice.
Men regard it as their right to return evil for evil and, if they cannot, feel they have lost their liberty
Aristotle
More liberty begets desire of more; The hunger still increases with the store
John Dryden
Most females will forgive a liberty rather than a slight
Charles Caleb Colton
My education was the liberty I had to read indiscriminately and all the time, with my eyes hanging out.
Dylan Thomas
No nation ancient or modern ever lost the liberty of freely speaking, writing, or publishing their sentiments, but forthwith lost their liberty in general and became slaves.
John Peter Zenger
One of the qualities of liberty is that, as long as it is being striven after, it goes on expanding. Therefore, the man who stands in the midst of the struggle and says, "I have it," merely shows by doing so that he has just lost it.
Henrik Ibsen
Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.
Thomas Jefferson
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
George Washington
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