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Sell not virtue to purchase wealth, nor liberty to purchase power.
Benjamin Franklin
That the greatest security of the people, against the encroachments and usurpations of their superiors, is to keep the Spirit of Liberty constantly awake, is an undeniable truth
Edmund Burke
The basis of a democratic state is liberty.
Aristotle
The boisterous sea of liberty is never without a wave
Thomas Jefferson
The evidence of the natural rights of expatriation, like that of our right to life, liberty, the use of our faculties, the pursuit of happiness, is not left to the feeble and sophistical
Thomas Jefferson
The free press is the mother of all our liberties and of our progress under liberty
Adlai E. Stevenson
The God who gave us life gave us liberty at the same time; the hand of force may destroy, but cannot disjoin them.
Thomas Jefferson
The inescapable price of liberty is an ability to preserve it from destruction
Douglas MacArthur
The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it comes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism - ownership of government by an individual, by a group,
Franklin D. Roosevelt
The liberty of speaking and writing guards our other liberties.
Thomas Jefferson
The liberty of the individual must be thus far limited; he must not make himself a nuisance to other people.
John Stuart Mill
The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.
Thomas Jefferson
The only man who is really free is the one who can turn down an invitation to dinner without giving any excuse
Jules Renard
The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community against his will is to prevent harm to others.
John Stuart Mill
The preservation of the sacred fire of liberty and the destiny of the republican model of government are justly considered... deeply, ...finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people.
George Washington
The right of nature... is the liberty each man hath to use his own power, as he will himself, for the preservation of his own nature; that is to say, of his own life.
Thomas Hobbes
The struggle between Liberty and Authority is the most conspicuous feature in the portions of history with which we are earliest familiar; particularly in that of Greece, Rome, and England
John Stuart Mill
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants.
Thomas Jefferson
The true character of liberty is independence, maintained by force
Voltaire
The true danger is when liberty is nibbled away, for expedience, and by parts
Edmund Burke
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